• Water Conservation,  Water Management,  Water Transportation

    Euphrates and Tigris Rivers

    The word Mesopotamia comes from the Greek word “mesos” means middle and “potamos” means river. So Mesopotamia means an area that lies between two major rivers, namely the Euphrates and Tigris rivers. This area is better known as the “crescent moon” because the shape of the area resembles a crescent moon. Like the Nile in Egypt, the Euphrates and Tigris rivers also frequently flood so that they can benefit the lives of the surrounding communities. Initially, the rivers were swamps and even became a hotbed for malaria. However, it is the people who convert and process them into irrigation so that they can irrigate agricultural areas. Soil fertility and other…

  • Water Conservation,  Water Management,  Water Transportation

    Nile Valley Civilization “ A Gift for Egypt”

    Egypt is one of the highly civilized countries in the past around 4000 BC. This is because Egypt has a natural state which is one of the conditions for the advancement of a culture, namely the Nile river. The Greek historian Heredotus once visited Egypt around 350 BC said “without the Nile Egypt could not have advanced, the River Nile was a gift to Egypt“. The statements of Heredotus can make it clear that it was on the Nile that ancient Egyptian civilization began. The Nile is the longest river in the world, reaching 6400 kilometers, flowing from south to north and emptying into the Mediterranean. There are 4 countries…

  • Water Transportation

    Rio Cahabon, A Hidden Paradise In Guatemala

    Maybe this Rio Cahabon river is not very familiar to many people. But this river has something special, you know. Let’s explore the story together. Rio Cahabon River is a river that is located in Guatemala and has a length of 196 kilometers. It presents a very beautiful view with rafting attractions and cave views that are guaranteed to make you feel at home for a long time looking at the beauty of the river. When most people think of white water rafting in Central America, the definite destination is Costa Rica. However, Rio Cahabon actually has white water rafting with international standard and is a river with third and…

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    River of Five Colors , Cano Cristales

    Usually, river water will be blue or brown and slightly cloudy due to the mud at the bottom. However, a river in Colombia, namely the Cano Cristales River, has five colors that make the river water look colorful. The Cano Cristales River is a tributary of the Guayabero River and is located in the Serrania de la Macarena National Park, Colombia. Cano Cristales has another name River of Five Colors because as the name implies, there are five colors in this river, namely red, yellow, green, blue, and black that emerge from the riverbed. The reason the Cano Cristales River looks colorful is not because the water is a different…

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    Rio Celeste, Beautiful Painting of God

    Visiting Costa Rica to enjoy its natural beauty is incomplete without visiting the Rio Celeste, a river and waterfall in the interior of Costa Rica which is famous for its azure air. Rio Celeste which means ‘river that is like heaven’ is located in the northern part of Costa Rica. This river is still revered as a holy place by the Maleku tribe. Their legend says that when their Lord created the world, He finished painting the sky a brilliant blue color. He washes His brush in this river, so that it is the same color as the blue sky. A beautiful river hidden in the middle of dense forest…

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    Kenai River, Home of the Alaskan Salmon

    Fisherman are familiar with this river, a river that is famous for its salmon habitat. Let’s together take a trip to the Kenai river through this article. The Kenai River is located in Alaska, United States. Kenai River is also called Kahtnu in the local language. This 132 km long river divides Kenai National Park from Lake Kenai to the Pacific Ocean. The river, which is formed from melted snow in the Kenai Mountains, is home to several types of salmon, including king salmon, red salmon, silver salmon and pink salmon. This is a favorite location for fishing enthusiasts, especially those who want to fish for King or Chinook Salmon.…

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    The Transformation of the River Thames into the Cleanest River

    Have you ever thought whether it is possible for a river that has been heavily polluted to return to its clear water? The story of the River Thames will answer this question. The River Thames is the river that started the history of the City of London. The city was built by the Roman Empire in the 43rd century AD when they colonized the British territory, originally the city was named Londonium. The Thames River plays a very important role in providing fish protein for urban residents in addition to drinking water, irrigating agricultural land and also transportation. Nowadays, the Thames River is mostly used as a tourist destination. Tourists…

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    Futaleufú River, Rafting Lovers’ Paradise

    Hello, for those of you who love adrenaline sports, especially white water rafting, you must be familiar with this river. Yes! Futaleufú  River! The Futaleufú River is one of the major whitewater rivers in the world located in northern Patagonia. Surrounded by volcanoes and forests Rio Futaleufú  is long enough, which is 5,308 kilometers long to pass through two countries: Argentina and Chile. The river is formed from glaciers and continues into the Andes Mountains before ending at the Chilean Yelcho Lake. The Futaleufú River was formed due to the destruction of the glacial regions of Chile and Argentina. There, the river water split into three other rivers, namely the…

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    The Seine, the Beauty from Paris

    Visiting Paris is incomplete if you haven’t been along the Seine or La Seine. The Seine River is one of the main rivers in northwestern France. The Seine River divides Paris into two parts by the terms la rive droite (right bank), namely North Paris and la rive gauche (left bank), namely South Paris. The Seine River divides Paris from the Pont du Garigliano Bridge on the Southwest to the Pont National Bridge on the Southeast. This makes the river one of the commercial waterways. But besides that, this river is also a tourist destination, especially in the city of Paris. It used to be that the Seine in the…

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    Travel to Beautiful Rivers in the World; Neretva River

    When the holiday season arrives, many tourists are confused about determining tourist destinations. Beach tourism is the first choice, followed by culinary tours. However, have you ever thought about traveling to the river? There are so many rivers in this world that have beauty and can attract tourists. This post and beyond will discuss some of the world’s most beautiful rivers, starting at the Neretva River in Bosnia. Have a virtual vacation! Bosnia has many springs that are not only beautiful but have very strong water flow. One of them is Vrelo Komadinovo. Vrelo in Bosnian means spring or springs. At the Vrelo Komadinovo location there is the most beautiful…