And although a number of external and internal restoration work at the facility was carried out even earlier – at the expense of the National Reserve “Castles of Ternopil Region” and local budgets, large restoration initiatives were delayed due to lack of funds. During 2005-2010 On paper, the Comprehensive State Program for the Conservation and Use of the Palace and Park Complex in the Vishnevets Village, which was not funded at all, was in effect. And only after 2015, when the reserve became one of the winners of the competition and received a grant from the US Embassy to restore the Mirror Hall of the palace, did large-scale work begin. The main ones are performed by master restorers from Kamenetz-Podolsk Restoration OJSC, a contractor that won the tender for the restoration of the Mirror Hall and the restoration of the southern facade of the palace. Continue reading
Today, the bulk of the unsinked floodplains is preserved in the Kherson region, on the Lower Dnieper: from the Kakhovka dam to the Dnieper estuary.
If you want to spend the weekend off the couch or come to the Kherson region to relax, there is one great option – a kayak ride along the Dnieper plains.
In general, the floodplains, that is, the swampy sections of the Dnieper, where the riverbed is divided into branches separating the floodplain islands, are a unique ecosystem. Floodplains of the Dnieper formed during the last glaciation – 20-25 thousand years ago. Some scientists and researchers believe that the floodplains initially extended from Kiev and right up to the Dnieper estuary. Favorable natural conditions and intricate labyrinths of the duct allowed our ancestors to hide from enemies. This is how gradually the fortified Cossack settlements arose – the Sichs. Continue reading
Rest on a bike? Why not. In the mountains? Easy! Such thoughts can “infuse” not only in the minds of cycle enthusiasts with experience. Having seen photos and videos about exciting, incredible, unforgettable bike rides, bike trips, bike marathons, bike festivals or even bike competitions, even those who saw the bicycle only in the picture will want to “ride” a two-wheel.
There are more and more people who want to travel with bicycles every year. And not only because there is growing awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, but also because more opportunities are emerging for such a vacation. Transcarpathia is working hard to become the best region in this direction. And do not say that “cycling along steep paths” is for “crazed” extreme people. Nothing like this! Transcarpathia, as you know, is a special region, and therefore travel here is special. Yes, if only because here they ride not on bicycles, but on bicycles – that’s what the locals call a two-wheeled friend. For the sake of the phrase “we will travel around Transcarpathia in the bicycles”, it’s worth going on an unforgettable trip. Continue reading