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
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
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 bed without additional amenities in the room).
Hostels in Kharkiv (Ukraine)
If you need to book a hostel for rent in Kharkov, you should pay attention to the hotel chain HOSTEL. HOSTEL is a whole network of hostels in Kharkiv, so you can choose the right option not only for the price, but also for a convenient location in the city. Regardless of the choice, in all hostels of the network you will be met by friendly staff, and at your disposal there will be not only a bed, but also a bathroom with a hot shower, a kitchen for cooking, a safe for storing valuables and free Wi-Fi for Internet access. Continue reading