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The difference between the underwater world of the Red Sea and the fauna in the Maldives: in the Red Sea more colorful corals (in the Maldives corals suffered from a natural disaster, El Nino hurricane), but at the same time to meet there some large marine life like a shark is a rarity. A significant “plus” of the Maldives is the water temperature + 27 ° at a depth of 40 meters, excellent visibility up to 30 meters and highly professional dive centers. “Minus” – sometimes a very strong current outside the reefs. Continue reading
Before any, even the most short-term journey, it is useful to check your geographical knowledge. For example, to find on a world map that hangs in every decent Russian office, a country like Malaysia. Not badly, I tell you, I settled down: in the very center of Southeast Asia. The South China Sea delicately cuts the country into two almost equal segments: mainland Western and Eastern Malaysia in the North-Western part of Borneo.
The official language in the country is Malay, where locals usually brag about their flawless English. In monetary circulation – Malaysian ringgits (MYR). And although 1 USD is equal to 4 MYR, for some reason the local population likes it much more.
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