Seven wonders of the world: lighthouse of Alexandria
The lighthouse of Alexandria is one of the wonders in the classic "Seven wonders of the world"list. The name comes from the city of Alexandria (Egypt), near which the lighthouse…

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Beach resorts in Catalonia
Catalonia is an autonomy of Spain, located in the North-East of the Iberian Peninsula, between the Mediterranean coast and the Pyrenees. This famous region of Spain with a rich history…

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5 ideas of romantic dates in St. Petersburg
In one of the housing complexes of the Moscow district of St. Petersburg, a small Parisian corner was equipped. Among the Russian residential skyscrapers is the French skyscraper-a smaller copy…

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Eupalinos tunnel

On the island of Samos (Greece) to visit a very unusual attraction, which in ancient times was even called a wonder of the world, malinow of the tunnel. Eupalinos tunnel (Samian aqueduct) is an underground water pipe length of about one kilometre, built on the Greek island of Samos in the sixth century BC. The culvert was built by the ancient Greek engineer Eupalinus of Megara on the orders of the Samos despot Polycrates. During the reign of Polycrates, the island of Samos became a center of Maritime piracy. Fearing an attack on the island and a siege of the main city (Pythagoras), the tyrant of Samos ordered a secret water pipe to be laid under the mountain to supply the city with fresh water from a remote source. Continue reading

Mosh krechun — one Santa Claus in the two countries
In the article "Winter wizards in different countries of the world" we have already told about Santa Claus from Moldova and Romania. This nice old man named Moshe Craciun (father…

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Early booking or last minute tour?
"Early booking or last minute tour?" This is the eternal question of many tourists. And with early booking of the tour, and when buying last minute can be decently save…

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Marmaris is a unique seaside resort on the coast of Turkey
Despite the large number of pessimistic forecasts, this summer many Russians prefer to spend their holidays in Turkey, rather than in the resorts of alternative tourist destinations. Many tourists, already…

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Early booking or last minute tour?
"Early booking or last minute tour?" This is the eternal question of many tourists. And with early booking of the tour, and when buying last minute can be decently save…

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