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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Holidays with children in Turkey: to fly or not?
Spring is the time to think about a summer trip. Planning a vacation with two young children, I decided that we will go to Turkey, as this Sunny country has…

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Traveler's calendar for 2019
Official public holidays 2019: 1 January-New Year January 7-Christmas February 23-defender of the Fatherland Day 8 March - international women's day May 1-Spring and Labor Day 9 may — Victory…

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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

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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The perfect journey through the Promised Land
Do you know the secret of the perfect trip? Experienced travelers say that the trip will be perfect if you follow three simple rules: 1. Precisely travel, not lie in…

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Devil's tower in the United States
In the North-East of the U.S. state of Wyoming in the middle of the vast Great plains is a lonely rock with a terrible name "devil's Tower" ("Devils Tower"), also…

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