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A man wants to swim the Atlantic Ocean

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atlantic oceanA former policeman from Britain wants to become the first person to swim the Atlantic . In December, he will seek from Senegal to Brazil, going swimming away huge: over 3,700 kilometers.

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Ben Hooper has already made a plan. He wants to swim about 37 kilometers daily, ie 8-9 hours and total course will last between 90 and 120 days. Overnight sleep on a boat, where you can rest if needed during the day. Every day he would have to consume 12,000 calories to withstand this tremendous effort. Fortunately, the ocean will be very warm with around 30 degrees to the equator surface, where he will swim. The man already lead two years and has raised £ 100,000 of the £ 150,000 needed for the race.

Ben will face many dangers. Would make sunstroke, can be reached in an area where strong currents or may encounter sharks, writes The Telegraph. He will be accompanied by a catamaran that will find doctors, an observatory, a cameraman and experts to help him if the sharks will be attacked. So far, only two people have tried to swim the Atlantic Ocean, but their successes were not listed in the Guinness Book of Records because of the lack of transparency in the organization of the race. So if you manage to finish the race under the rules in December, Ben will become the first man to swim the Atlantic Ocean.

 

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Cities of the world: metropolis that drew over 27 million tourists

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Experts from Euromonitor published this year among the most visited cities in the world. For the sixth consecutive year, a metropolis of Asia took first place in the top, attracting over 27 million visitors in 2014.

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The most visited city in the world was in 2014 throughout the city Hong Kong, which attracted about 27.7 million tourists, thus remaining the first place of The six year in a row, writes newspaper The Independent, citing the study Euromonitor. It is a 8% increase over the previous year. On the second place is London, with nearly 17.4 million visitors, which represents an increase of 3.6% over the previous year. On the third place in ranking is Singapore with tourists 17.086 million, down slightly from 2013.

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The most spectacular growth in 2014 had a Rio de Janeiro, which climbed 12 places in the top 100, with a 47% increase over the previous year. And Mexico has had an extraordinarily good year in terms of tourism: in 2014 attracted 42% more visitors as in 2013. Most fell in the list of cities in Ukraine and Russia (Kiev, Moscow, St Petersburg), lack of interest to tourists is explained by the uncertainty caused by the armed conflict in the area.

 

 

 

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