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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Rest in Altai Krai
Altai, the beauty of these magical places can not be described in words and even difficult to convey with the help of photos. Majestic mountain ranges, clear lakes and fairytale…

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Business tourism in Belarus
Business tourism — or corporate tourism) is a modern perspective direction of the tourism industry associated with business trips (business trips), that is, with the travel of employees of various…

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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Seven wonders of the world: mausoleum of Halicarnassus

Mausoleum-a monument-tomb or burial structure, where the remains of famous and famous people. But how did the name “mausoleum”appear? It turns out that the word “mausoleum” comes from the name of the king of the caries Mausolus.

Mawson — the king of Caria
King Mausolus Of Caria
Once upon a time on the South-West coast of the Peninsula of Asia Minor there was a state of Caria. Ruled this state from 377 to 353 in the era of BC king Mausolus with his sister Artemisia, who was also his wife. Contemporaries called Mausolus cruel and greedy tyrant, but told about the great passion of the king of high art. Continue reading

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 sometimes you can hear the name “Devil’s Mountain”.

Devil’s tower in the United States
Devil’s tower is the so-called table mountain, that is, a mountain with a truncated, flat top. The top of the mountain rises about 380 meters above the plain. Geologists say that the age of this monument of nature — more than 50 million years.

Devil’s tower has a rather unusual structure: the mountain consists mainly of hexagonal columns of almost perfect shape, also sometimes there are 4 -, 5-and 7-sided columns. Continue reading

Seven wonders of the world: Temple of Artemis in Ephesus
Temple of Artemis in Ephesus — an ancient temple built in the ancient Greek city of Ephesus (in our days — the city of Selcuk in Turkey). The temple was…

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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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Keyboard monument in Yekaterinburg
It is difficult to imagine life in the modern world without computer technology. In Yekaterinburg, thanks to such reflections, a Monument to the keyboard appeared. Keyboard monument in Yekaterinburg The…

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