Monthly Archives: October 2018
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
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