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Interesting facts about Sri Lanka

In the south of Asia, Sri Lanka is a hot tropical country, full of spices and incense. It is related to India, but it is quite different, which is especially clear, if you spend at least a month there and there.

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Arthur Ferguson

What only tricks, frauds and deceptions do not go crooks to get into someone else’s purse!

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Interesting facts about Seoul

The Korean capital, Seoul, is sometimes called the crown jewel of Asia.

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Interesting facts about Hong Kong

Tiny but affluent, Hong Kong is de jure a part of China, although de facto it’s not entirely true

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Interesting facts about the escalator

The inventor of the escalator was American Nathan Ames, who received a patent for a “continuous stairway” in 1859

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List of China’s most populous cities

Since ancient times, this mysterious country has surprised the world with scientific discoveries, magnificent works of art, fine and original architecture

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The most unusual markets in the world

70 kilometers from the Thai capital Bangkok is a market called Meklong. The locals call it “cot”. The thing is that in 1905 there was laid a railroad, which went straight through the market

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Interesting facts about toys

The board game “Monopoly” first appeared on store shelves in 1932. It happened in the U.S. during the terrible economic crisis, dubbed “Great Depression”

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Simon the Cat - a Hero of the British Navy

In March 1948, George Hickinbottom, a junior sailor on the British patrol ship Amethyst, picked up a year-old cat in the Hong Kong shipyards

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