The great pyramids of Giza
Unlike the pyramids that stand alone in the desert, the pharaohs of the Ancient Kingdom built three tombs on the Giza plateau and created a real cemetery city with tombs,…

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10 best places to see the Northern lights-in Russia and abroad
Do you dream of seeing the Northern lights live? We have compiled a guide to help you realize your dream. Choose your route, follow the simple tips and be ready…

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The ruins of the TA-Prom temple in Cambodia: the destructive power of the jungle
TA-Prom temple is one of the most monumental on the territory of the Angkor Hindu complex in Cambodia. It is located in a dense jungle in a dilapidated state. The…

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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Fjords

Outwardly, the fjords resemble calm blue lakes, but the water in them is salty. In fact, these are long, narrow sea bays that cut deep into the land. On both sides of the fjords are often framed by majestic rocks.

Small and large waterfalls that originate on high-altitude glaciers break down from almost vertical rocky shores.

Although one fjord is often an extension of another and you can sail from fjord to fjord and return to the open sea, on the fjords you will feel as if you were transported to another universe, especially if you came to this region in the winter. Continue reading

Ancient temples of Bagan – the best place in Myanmar (Burma)

If someone went to Myanmar for just a couple of days and asked me for advice on what to see, I would definitely recommend going to Bagan. This is a valley with 2000 + ancient temples. It’s an amazing place, we spent three days there, got a lot of impressions, took several thousand photos and gigabytes of video.

Marco Polo also called Bagan one of the most magnificent places in the world, and we fully agree with him 🙂
Bagan (aka pagan, in English Bagan, in Burmese ပုဂ) is the capital of the eponymous Kingdom of Myanmar, where there are more than 2000 Buddhist temples (in the heyday of the city there were more than 4000). In the 11-13 centuries, there was a large city (50-200 thousand people), a cultural center of Buddhism, where pilgrims from all over Asia flocked. Continue reading

City of Petra
Petra (Arabic. البتراء read "al-Batra") is an ancient city located in the South — West of Jordan, the former capital of Idumea, and later of the Nabataean Kingdom. It is…

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Tulip fields: catch the moment!
I also visited the Tulip fields today. I went without preparation. I decided that I would take a course for Hillegom, but I would sort it out on the spot.…

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The great pyramids of Giza
Unlike the pyramids that stand alone in the desert, the pharaohs of the Ancient Kingdom built three tombs on the Giza plateau and created a real cemetery city with tombs,…

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Han Son dung (Son Doong) (mountain river Cave)
Over the past year, twenty new caves have been opened in Vietnam, including the giant Han Son dung cave, or hang Sondong (the name can be translated as "mountain river…

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