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towns. They travel to enjoy picturesque places or just for a change of scene. It’s always interesting to discover new things, different ways of life, to meet different people, to try to different food, to listen to different musical rhythms. Those who live in the country like to go to the big city, visiting museums and art galleries, looking at shop windows and dinning at exotic restaurants. City-dwellers usually like acquired holiday by the sea or in the mountains, with nothing to do. Most travelers and holiday makers take a camera with them and pictures of everything that interests them – the sightsights of a city, old churches, castles, views of mountains , lakes, lakes, waterfalls, forests, trees , flowers and plants, animals and birds. Later, perhaps years later, they

will be reminded by the photos of the happy times they have had. People travel by boat, by train, by plane or on foot. All means of travel have their advantages and disadvantages. And people choose one according to their plans and destinations. If we are fond of travelling we see and learn a lot of things that we can never see at home, though we may read about them in books and newspapers, or on TV. Travelling by air is more popular in our days than other ways of travelling. You can see many continents and oceans, countries and rivers, cities and lakes. I enjoy to stay at a hotel. It is more comfortable to stay there. You can enjoy being alone, to take a hot shower, to sleep in warm bed and many other advantages. Some people enjoy camping in tents. Of course, the weather must be

good for that. There is nothing worse than camping in rain. If you want to travel, first, you must look through some advertisement. You can choose what hotel is worth visiting and the place where your hotel situated. You can buy the magazine named “Tourism”. You can find there all trips you want. There are many photos of places which are recommend most of all. You can also find there information about camping in tents. It’s very interesting to spend the whole day on the nature in the forest or near the lake. So you can’t go anywhere without looking through some add. There are 2 viewpoints on travel. Some people like to go on one place and spend their holidays there. The place may be an interesting city, a picturesque willage or some other attractive place. Others believe

in seeing as much as possible in the time they have. I think that our education becomes richer when you travel, meet new people, because you can see new things which you never seen in your life before. Bottom of Form 0 Sports and Olympic Games. A lot of people all over the world are interested in sport. Sport helps people to stay in good shape, keeps them fit, healthy and makes them more organized and better disciplined in there daily activities. We have always paid great attention to sport in our schools, colleges and universities. You can hardly find a school without a gym or a sport ground. Every city and town has a few stadiums or swimming pools where local competitions are usually held. It’s been a tradition in Russia to divide sport into professional and amateur. There

are different sporting societies and clubs in Russia. Many of them take part in different tournaments and are known all over the world. A great number of world records have been set by Russian sportsmen: gymnasts, weightlifters, tennis players, swimmers, figure skaters, runners, high jumpers. Our sportsmen also participate in the Olympic games and always win a lot of gold, silver and bronze medals. The Olympic games has a very long history. They began in 777 BC in Greece and took place every four years for nearly twelve centuries at Olympia. They included many different kinds of sports. All the cities in Greece sent their best athletes to Olympia to compete in the Games. For the period of the Games all the wars stopped. So the Olympic games became the symbol of peace and

friendship. Now, summer and winter Games are held separately. There are always several cities wishing to host the Games. The most suitable is selected by the international Committee. After that the city of the Games starts preparations for the competitions, construct new sport facilities, stadiums, hotels, press centers. Thousand of athletes, journalists and guests come to the Games , and it takes great efforts to arrange everything. There is always an interesting cultural programme of concerts, exhibitions, festivals, etc., for each Games. Russia joined the Olympic movement in1952. In 1980 Moscow hosted the twenty-second Olympic Games. The latest Olympic Games were held in Barcelona. Russian sportsmen got medals for their records in many sport events. nimals need help. Earth is