Paris is the capital of romance
Champs-Elysees — the main street of Paris, stretching from the Concord square to the arc de Triomphe (length-1915 meters). Walk in the arms of a loved one on the Champs-Elysees…

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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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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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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 so large and beautiful that contemporaries began to call it the wonder of the world, so the Temple of Artemis of Ephesus was in the classic list of “Seven wonders of the world”.

Temple of Artemis in Ephesus-wonder of the world
The temple appeared in Ephesus is no coincidence: from time immemorial in this area worshiped the goddess of fertility, which was called “the Great Mother”. Even before the Greeks, a sanctuary was built here for the ancient goddess. When the Ionian Greeks came to these lands, they decided that the Great Mother was Artemis, and in the sixth century BC they began to build a huge temple in honor of their goddess on the site of an ancient sanctuary. Continue reading

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

Seven wonders of Kuzbass: Celestial Teeth

Celestial Teeth — the most beautiful and wonderful place in the Kuzbass, no wonder this picturesque region tops the list of “Seven wonders of Kuzbass”!

Seven wonders of Kuzbass: Celestial Teeth
Travelers simply adore this place, because the majestic mountain ranges, fabulous virgin forests, unique tremolite outliers, crystal-clear mountain streams and rivers, transparent lakes, noisy waterfalls and huge Kurum fields will not leave anyone indifferent. 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…

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Seven wonders of Russia
Surely each of you has ever heard of the seven wonders of the world. Unfortunately, you can only hear about them now, because six of the seven wonders of the…

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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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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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