There are many places in the world which one visits only because there is some interesting trivia attached to the place which helps expand the scenic beauty of the place. These facts can help you in many ways and can open up possibilities of understanding the place better. Here are some interesting facts about travelling, which can shock you.
A town with the Smallest Name
There is a little Norwegian Town which is named ‘A’. This is a very delightful place which has snow-covered terrains and is very popular for a name which is just a letter. This is a very popular tourist attraction town in Trondelg, Norway.
The Longest Name for a town
The town with the longest name is situated near porangahau, New Zealand which has a whopping 85 letters to its name. It is a very complex word which can be very hard to pronounce. The name of the place is “Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakpikimaungahorunukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu”.
Do not salt your food in Egypt
Egypt is a beautiful place which is covered with a lot of royal96 traditions. The people in Egypt are very adaptive of their rich culture, history and customs. There are many mighty pyramids which are standing, but one thing that Egyptians find very disrespectful is the fact that you might want to add extra salt to your food. This considered very disrespectfully towards the chef and not a very friendly gesture. This is one fact that you need to keep in mind when every you are trying to reach out for the salt and pepper shaker.
The Land of Myriad Lakes and Island
Finland is one of the most beautiful countries as there are many babbling lakes and whopping 187,888 lakes. There are many lakes out there that travellers might also not be aware of. These lakes are always accompanied by stunning Island and beautiful mountains.
The Great Wall of China
The great wall of china is one man-made creation which has withstood the test of time. This is one structure that belongs to the Ming Dynasty and has survived over 375 years. One of the least known facts about this wall is the fact that the many portions of this will is actually held by sticky rice. The sticky rice was added to the wall mortar to make sure that the wall is earthquake resistant.
France has the highest number of time zones
This is one of the most interesting facts as a small country like France has actually had 12 time zones passing through it. This is more than any other country on the planet. These time zones are passing through the mainland and also overseas territories like the Tahiti and New Caledonia.