Knights of the Dnieper rapids
The Dnieper rapids now rest under the deep waters of the main river of Ukraine. And there was a time when, over 80 kilometers from Yekaterinoslav to Khortitsa, the Dnieper…

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Kayaking on the Lower Dnieper Fills
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…

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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…

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Scandinavian cities ahead.

Unknown Iran: how a closed country becomes a tourist mecca

Either sanctions and international reputation, or an unjustified association with the ever-belligerent Iraq, did not allow this authentic state to take its rightful place in the pages of tourist guides. And despite some difficulties, which will be discussed later, Iran left an indelible impression and confidently falls into the top 5 countries that are required to visit.

All on the shelves laid out by an experienced traveler Denis Mamontov.

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For those who have not been to Baku, transit through this city on the way to Tehran will be a pleasant route. We had just enough daylight to take a walk along the local popular promenade, admire the skyscrapers that had long forgotten about the scoop of Azerbaijan, walk through the old city, take pictures at the site of the famous Damn it. Continue reading

To not be ashamed

The number of tourists is growing from year to year. According to the forecasts of the World Tourism Organization, 2017 promises to break the next record in the number of people traveling around the world. There are no final statistics yet, but during the period from January to August last year, 901 million people visited the countries of the world with tourist purposes, which is 56 million more than in the same period of 2016. At the same time, Africa (+ 9%), Europe (+ 8%) and East Asia (+ 6%) showed the highest growth.

The reason for the increase in global tourist flow is understandable – residents of developed countries are fed up with things. Therefore, they are increasingly trying to emphasize their status not with property, but with impressions. Posted on Instagram photos from exotic places speak more about a person than how he dresses and what kind of car he drives. Continue reading

Caves of the Ternopil region: the most amazing gypsum caves in the world

Ternopol is an insanely beautiful city. However, if you have repeatedly visited him and the Ternopil region and know all the sights by heart, we suggest looking at the city from the other side – from under the ground. Indeed, in the Ternopil region are the most amazing gypsum caves in the world.

Caves of Ternopil: Crystal Cave

Caves of the Ternopil region: Crystal Cave The Crystal Cave is not only the most beautiful, it is also the oldest, since it was formed about 20 million years ago due to the erosion of rocks by underground waters.

The story of her creation, in principle, is no different from such caves. But the Crystal Cave is unique in its beauty. No wonder she has such a melodic name – the walls of the underground beauty are covered with colorful or snow-white gypsum crystals. The Crystal Cave is a complex system of passages with a total length of more than 23 km. However, only 3 km are available for tourist routes. Continue reading

The restoration of the Vyshnevets Palace is a national project
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”…

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Parent hut for the exiled lem
The Lemkovskaya Usadba Museum in Zarichev opens the door to Lemki, a lost paradise - representatives of an ethnic group, which, due to the historical upheavals of the last century,…

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Lemurian Lake - the pink dream of the Kherson region
Today there are territories that remain terra incognita even for most local residents and are not fully used as locations for treatment and recovery. A few more months - and…

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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…

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