Porcelain legends Baranovki
The city of Baranivka, in the southwestern part of the Zhytomyr region, is well known to ordinary residents of the region for its porcelain and generous harvests of forest blueberries.…

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Two decades at Lemkovo Vatra
For almost two decades, one event in the Ternopil region has been collecting 20-30 thousand visitors from year to year. This is the All-Ukrainian festival of Lemkovo culture "Dzvoni Lemkivschini",…

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Church of the Holy Spirit: prayers of Roxolana, appearance of the Virgin and church services in the museum
The Rogatinsky Church of the Holy Spirit in the Carpathian region is one of the oldest in Ukraine. It was built over 500 years ago from oak planks and without…

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beautiful landscapes

“Come back to sleep”

The life of Kharkiv Yuriy Ignatov is like a dream – outlandish corners of the world, funny companies and colorful photos. He made travels not only his hobby, but also his work.

About how he succeeded, in special places on Earth and in relations with his family, the power of tolerance and love for people, as well as on the reverse side of the coin, Ignatov told the publication Observer.

How it all started

I was born and raised in Kharkov. I never wanted to follow in the footsteps of medical parents, so I studied in Kiev at the Faculty of Informatics of the KPI. For a long time he was engaged in macroeconomics in the civil service. Our research was related to the automation of analytical processes, so I worked almost in my specialty. Continue reading

City “exquisite details

I love and know Vinnitsa well, but I was amazed at the exact wording of Larisa Ivshina, with whom we recently had the opportunity to walk through the streets during the Days of the Day in the city. She said that Vinnitsa is a city of “exquisite details.” Thus the theme of the new material was born.

Vinnitsa does not have a large number of architectural sights or palaces, which at one time “grew up” in Podolia. But it still retains a tangible aristocratic appeal of the early twentieth century – the so-called era of the Silver Renaissance, when the city finally managed to “jump above its head” and make a breakthrough in every sense – economic, cultural and architectural. Continue reading

“Sea” vacation … away from the sea

EAST, TO BLUE LAKES

The Elizavetovsky pit of the Man-made Blue Lakes in Ukraine cannot be counted: there are both in the Kiev region, and in the Cherkasy, Kirovograd, Zhytomyr regions … Here we will focus on the eastern ponds – in the Dnipropetrovsk and Donetsk regions.

One of them is otherwise called the Elizabethan pit. This Blue Lake was formed artificially near the city of Kamenskoye in the Dnipropetrovsk region in the early 1970s, when housing estates of the then Dneprodzerzhinsk were actively built up, and sand was taken from the Elizavetovsky quarry. The excavation was very fast and voluminous, and at a certain depth, water suddenly and rapidly began to appear. They say that people barely managed to get out, leaving the equipment there. As a result, the pit of the quarry was filled with water with an area of ​​about 200 thousand square meters and a depth of 20 meters, and in some places 40 meters. There is even a legend that the lake somehow connects with the Black Sea and therefore there is no bottom. Scientists and scuba divers say that there is still a bottom, but an untrained person should better not go down there.

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Bajao people
The people of bajao, or, as they are called, sea gypsies, do not have documents, citizenship or any rights. They roam the ocean with their homes off the coast of…

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"Sea" vacation ... away from the sea
EAST, TO BLUE LAKES The Elizavetovsky pit of the Man-made Blue Lakes in Ukraine cannot be counted: there are both in the Kiev region, and in the Cherkasy, Kirovograd, Zhytomyr…

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Shukhov Tower
Today's "Point on the map" is indicated by a remarkable piece of engineering art of the early twentieth century - one of the surviving towers of Shukhov in Nikolaev The…

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Budget weekend in Prague
Yes, it sounds corny, but Prague is a fairy tale. And there are people who love her the most. Despite Paris, Amsterdam or Rome. And how to describe this magic?…

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