Bus tours of Portugal: Evora
Many travelers dream to go on a bus tour of Europe. Bus tours are very popular among tourists for many reasons: some are attracted by affordable prices, while others seek…

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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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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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Seven wonders of Russia: Baikal

Baikal is a unique Russian lake, which undoubtedly rightfully takes its place in the list of “Seven wonders of Russia”.

Seven wonders of Russia: Baikal
Baikal is:

– the deepest lake on our planet (recorded maximum depth of lake Baikal-1642 meters);

– the largest natural reservoir of fresh water (almost 20% of all world reserves of lake fresh water are concentrated in lake Baikal);

– one of the largest lakes in the world by water surface area (Baikal ranks seventh in the list of the largest lakes by area). 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 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

Bridge Resort hotel in Sochi — the southernmost hotel in Russia
Sochi is undoubtedly one of the best resorts in Russia, the popularity of which has grown even more after the already legendary winter Olympic games in 2014. The length of…

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Divo Island in St. Petersburg
Divo Island is an amusement Park in St. Petersburg. Divo Island is located on the territory of the Primorsky Victory Park (Krestovsky island). Among the green gardens of the Park…

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Junket tours
We have already told our regular readers about the different popular destinations of tourism: - health tourism, - gastronomic tourism, - extreme tourism, - ecotourism, - shopping tours, Fortuna tours…

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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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