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 was built. Often use another name – Pharos lighthouse (or Pharos), as the lighthouse was located on the small island of Pharos, connected to Alexandria by a pier. The lighthouse was built in the III century BC, so that merchant ships could safely pass the reefs on the way to Alexandria Bay.
Lighthouse of Alexandria
However, the lighthouse not only served as a landmark for sailors, but was also used as an observation Outpost to defend against an attack on Alexandria from the sea. Continue reading
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 forests — a common Altai landscapes fascinate travelers coming here! Therefore, the Altai territory has long attracted tourists not only from Russia but also from different parts of the world.
Rest in Altai Krai
Altai resort of Belokurikha
In the South-East of Altai at the foot of mount Tserkovka is a popular health resort Belokurikha. Continue reading