"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…

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Museum night in Vienna
Vienna is a city where classical music seems to be frozen in stone. Mozart and Beethoven, Schubert and Strauss, Brahms and Haydn lived and worked here. Whatever music is played…

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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.…

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This road needs

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 Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. There are more than a million of them and this is the most unprotected layer of the population, practically not in contact with civilization.

Close your eyes and imagine the paradise of our planet. Warm water shimmers with 50 shades of blue and caresses the white sand. Flocks of colored fish and sea turtles go around your boat, approaching an island with spreading palm trees at low speed. An ideal picture of a place where there are no problems, city bustle and the passage of time and where there is no mobile connection. Continue reading

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 Northern Black Sea region, where Nikolaev is located, always suffered from a lack of water. People who lived in these parts, differently adapted to this problem. There were natural sources, they used a certain time. But they also had a limited supply of water and dried up from time to time. Therefore, when at the beginning of the twentieth century Nikolaev as a city began to grow and develop, it became clear that he needed a constant water supply on an industrial basis. Continue reading

Thresholds or roads? What fate awaits the Black Cheremosh

In early June, in the mountain village of Bystrets, in the Verkhovynsky district in the Carpathian region, shore protection work began on the Black Cheremosh. This caused serious concern among public activists who are convinced that this work is being carried out in violation and may become an obstacle to rafting, a favorite tourist attraction in the Carpathians.

Cheremoshfest in the Carpathians

Andrey Melnichuk founded the CheremoshFest eco-tourism festival in 2013. The art event, says Andrei, gathered everyone for whom the territory of the Black Cheremosh is especially valuable. Most of the participants of the festival, as well as the organizers, are engaged in rafting (high-speed rafting on a mountain river in an inflatable boat. – Auth.). They are convinced that mountain rivers must be preserved in their natural form. The last time the festival near Cheremosh took place in 2015. Then he raised the question of creating a hydrological reserve here. Continue reading

"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…

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Noble estates of Kharkov region: both beauty and pain of loss
There are surprisingly picturesque corners in the Kharkov region, in which there are former noble estates, once abandoned by their masters. When you come here, you are covered by a…

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Life of mini sculptures
Not one excursion in Uzhgorod omits mini-sculptures that harmoniously fit into the landscape of the city. Uzhhorod is the smallest regional center in Ukraine. Maybe this was the incentive for…

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Odessa cyclist returned home after a six-month journey from Canada to Mexico
Ruslan Verin, a cycling traveler from Odessa, has finally returned to South Palmyra after a long journey. Street of the homeless in Los Angeles, he was met by relatives, friends…

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