Winter wizards around the world
In Russia, the main fairy — tale character of the new year holidays-Santa Claus. A kind grandfather with a long snow-white beard wears a red, blue, blue or white fur…

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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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Tourist note: how to choose a folding chair with a back?
If you are going on a picnic or fishing, be sure to bring a folding chair: it will allow you to relax in comfort. As a rule, folding chairs are…

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tunnels

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

Rest in Adler-a brief excursion
Where, if not to the South, calls us the desire to relax?! Sea, sun, palm trees-all this promises a lot of pleasure and pleasant hours of peace. However, not all…

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Hostels in Kharkiv
What is hostel? Recall hostel (translated from English hostel-hostel) - a European system of accommodation, providing its guests for a long or short term place to stay (usually — a…

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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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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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