Hotel Romani in Moscow
In an eco-friendly and quiet area of Izmailovo, a ten-minute walk from Pervomayskaya metro station and Lilac Garden, is a four-star Romani-hotel. Visitors are offered an unforgettable stay in one…

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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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Iron Budenovets in Stavropol
The monument, erected to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation of Stavropol from the whites — is one of the most recognizable and famous symbols of the city of…

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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 Christmas) wears a red fleece coat and high hat kushma from sheep’s fur, like a General’s hat and on his feet — boots-Postol. Accompanied by magical grandpa granddaughter the snow maiden, and a little lamb.

Mosh krechun is very religious — he spends all his free time praying to God for the triumph of good. In the new year holidays the magic elder gives gifts to children of Moldova and Romania. It turns out that on a festive night he needs to have time to “serve” two countries at once. This is a difficult and responsible job! But if you believe the legends, then the good grandfather is not a job, it is my favourite thing. However, the legends of Krechun in Romania and Moldova are slightly different. Continue reading

Hotel Romani in Moscow
In an eco-friendly and quiet area of Izmailovo, a ten-minute walk from Pervomayskaya metro station and Lilac Garden, is a four-star Romani-hotel. Visitors are offered an unforgettable stay in one…

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5 ideas for traveling to Prague
Charles bridge-a medieval bridge in Prague over the Vltava river, connecting the historic areas of the Old Town and Prague Castle. The legendary Charles bridge, decorated with a unique sculpture…

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Meshchersky Park in Moscow
Surprisingly, Meshchersky Park has a rich and interesting history. At different times, the territory of the modern Park was visited by many famous personalities of Russian history - from Ivan…

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