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Like any city, Budapest at night the lighting changes. For me always a very important item on the agenda to see the city at night. Because even ugly in the daytime the city in the evening becomes more interesting (of course, if he's not missing it's the lighting), and if the city is beautiful during the day, then at night it turns into something fabulous. the"Icing on the cake" among the attractions of Budapest is the Hungarian Parliament building, it's a start, also will share a great free viewing platform and not only.. When you first see the Hungarian Parliament, it is impossible to look away, he's insanely beautiful! There are similarities with the Palace of Westminster, but I think the Hungarian Parliament, far more impressive looks. It is located on...

Sergey Mukhin. Valery Chkalov, a legendary Soviet pilot, commander of the crew, carried in 1937 non-stop flight across the North pole from USSR to USA (Moscow-Vancouver), a distance of 8504 km. the ANT-25, the plane was made a flight, was designed in the design office of Andrei Tupolev, the aircraft to record the flight range was fantastic at the time. There were three made. Two in 1933 and 1934 and one modern copy of 1989. the Monoplane, single-engine and a significant lengthening of the wing, called the low-wing. In these models, the wing is below the fuselage, making the glider lighter than other types of aircraft. In addition, the emergency landing was considered a safer plane sat on the wing, especially if it was landing on water, the monoplane became...

1. The Middle Urals. after Seeing the tape LJ-friend story about visiting the Buddhist monastery on mount Kachkanar and reading endless "Santa Barbara" on the demolition, decided to ride to the monastery, at the same time visiting places that were interested in the last trip to the Sverdlovsk region. Turning to the monastery for the possibility to stay the night with them, and on receiving the request to bring something from building materials, was glad that the rumors about the imminent demolition of this unique object, while it remained a rumor. Further photos, all photos are clickable, open in a new window in a larger resolution. 2. In the end, here was the route. 3. Dawn met in the village of Kunar, admiring this unique house, built by local blacksmith...

The Second day began with a short walk to the centre, after which I visited the Royal Castle. Before lunch time with audioguide to explore his territory and all open today the exhibition. Then take the train got to the town with the unpronounceable name Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, where he visited the monastery complex and was dear pilgrim passing through numerous small chapels. After dark he returned by train to Krakow and listened to the concert of the chamber orchestra in the Cathedral of Peter and Paul. Zamek Królewski na Wawelu, Baszta Złodziejska 06.03.2016. After yesterday's move to Wake up early was hard, so I came out just about 9 am. However, even in this not-so-early hour the people on the streets were a little longer. the familiar road slowly headed...

1) Walk on the Pskov area zavelich'e with pre Mirozhsky monastery of XII century (of the XII century, Carl!), Park of Pskov paratroopers, the Park-the arboretum, broken with the assistance of Latvia and the views of the area via the Great river — all this in this story. 2) old believer Church of St. Nicholas from the Stone fence of the XVI century. Since 1947 there is a community of Pskov Church old believers Pomeranian consent. It is the only operating temple of the old believers in Pskov. The Church of St. Nicholas of Pskov typical proportions, one-apse and one dome. The pillarless interior, with an interesting system of mutually perpendicular transverse arches, carrying a light drum. 3) 4) the Case of the Pskov state University in the former male...

Today I would like to give a glowing review of the Riga Russian theatre. Michael Chekhov (RRT). It is located in Riga's Old town, so you never pass by him, walking around the city. All the performances in it are in Russian. the Theater was built in 1883 and recently completed the restoration of the building, through which the BRT on equipment currently is one of the most modern theatres in Europe. And here's why. All premises connected to the climate control. On the 2nd floor of the modern pantry area with very affordable prices. theater designed new stairs, elevators installed. Café connects with a retro room. Modern toilets are on each of the 3 floors. Everything looks new, neat and efficiently. the modern Theatre and its repertoire. In it put not only...

1) Start a post about his own impressions of Pskov and region that I recorded in a notebook at the end of each day. the Feeling that he was in another country, like Moldova and the West. Ukraine. Judging by the traveler reviews, very good-natured and open people there, though not rich... unfortunately , the feeling of poverty did not leave me there, Yes, everywhere history, there is simply an abundance of history . By the way, many people can tell and suggest where to go and what to see. /> 2) you Need to mention the fact that the population of the Pskov region in Russia up to 1917 amounted to 1,800,000 people, now it's 640,000. The situation out there is comparable to the migration from the far North and Chukotka. The area largely destroyed by the war...

Siena Cathedral (Duomo) it is one of the best examples of Romanesque architecture in Italy. I think that the pomp and beauty of the external appearance, the richness and variety of interior decoration of the Siena had surpassed his rival and rival of Florence. When you emerge from the narrow streets of the city on Cathedral square, General view of the Cathedral is amazing, the abundance of numerous elements of decoration does not seem excessive, but consider all these details in place is not possible. 1. In a large round window — Rosetta, reflect the sky, on the Golden mosaics with the sun, and it seems that all this splendor soaring in the sky. Marble and covered with intricate carvings of the façade of the Siena Duomo is very impressive. 2. The Cathedral...

Feeding a huge passion for travel, I always want to go far away, on the edge of the earth, or at least to another area, and the "homemade" beauty and attractions generally time not to be. don't Even know how many times I drove by this monastery, and each time was a compelling reason to call another time. Today, I'll show some photos taken during a short stop on the way to the cottage. Photo 2. The monastery was founded in 1398 near Zvenigorod on the high Bank of Moscow river on Lookout mountain, which was a fortified Outpost of the Moscow Principality. It was founded by St. Sabbas, Zvenigorodsky miracle worker, one of the first disciples of St. Sergius of Radonezh, at the request of the Zvenigorod Prince Yuri Dmitrievich, second son of Grand Prince of...

Using a long March holidays and the relative proximity of the black sea coast, my husband and I decided to ride with the inspection in one of the resort towns. Our choice fell on the Noumea – we were not there for a long time, and just wanted to stroll along the promenade and enjoy the sea air. so, going to Noumea ... On the way we stopped at the observation platform in the area of Novorossiysk: the Entire small Parking lot was filled with cars, we barely found the place. It is not surprising, because the views it offers are quite good: the Waterfront of Novorossiysk at a glance: And if you use the buzzer, you can see the Small earth: But I like to look at the vast expanse of the sea. The water color is just awesome: the Idyllic landscape a little break...

I Want to believe that by accident and not on purpose, under the date of our visit of Budapest (09.09.2015 — 13.09.2015), there was held an annual wine festival. In Jerusalem, according to the tradition, we have several years to go to this festival. Naturally, we could not miss such an event, and I wanted to compare and much the same taste of Tokaji wine the festival is held in the Buda Royal castle to Pay an entrance fee of 3000 HUF (~10 EUR/NIS 42). For the money received for a glass of wine, comfortable band at the neck of the glass, the ribbon-ID to hand. And pour for the money. At the booths do not take cash, no. For calculations you need either a credit card MasterCard with a chip, or put money on a kind of festival card (Deposit 500 HUF) and pay it...

1) bird's eye view I already have Cairo, Iraq, Ho Chi Minh city, now to this list will be added to Vyborg. The city has the only castle which is a monument of Western European medieval military architecture, and only in Russia it is a medieval street. 2) Vyborg castle (aka fin. Viipurin linna and Swede. Wiborgs slott) was built on a small island (170 x 122 m) in the Gulf of Finland by the Swedes in 1293 during the Third crusade on the Karelian land. By decision of the Regent of the Swedish king Torgils Knutsson, on Castle island was built a powerful castle, called Vyborg. The Swedes surrounded the elevated part of the island wall, and in the centre stands a stone tower, square in plan. High observation and military tower was named in honor of the Norwegian...

Port much more comfortable and more "Portuguese" than Lisbon, and then slowly walking along the embankment Dora can suddenly walk to the Atlantic ocean. the ocean for the First time in the Port I saw from the window of the hotel room, he was far enough away from him, but was on the 12th floor, the building is located on one of the hills in Porto. In principle, one could be inclined, but it's unsportsmanlike, so one beautiful day I decided to walk to the ocean. The road passed through the historic downtown, parks, the waterfront and went completely unnoticed. let's Start a walk from the historic part of Porto: Certainly worth the attention the main attraction of Porto is the Dom Luis I bridge: But the views of the city from it: Down to the waterfront and...

1) In the previous report we visited the preserved fragments Swedish fortifications of Vyborg, now we will see a few buildings of XIX - early XX centuries from the time of the Grand Duchy of Finland. 2) Before us - the building of the main post office, built in 1912-1914 by the architect Jacob Arenberg (1847-1914). Arenberg famous for designing schools and hospitals, institutions and homes, churches and health centers in the cities of Finland, Sweden, Russia. Early works imitate the works of the Italian architects of the XVI century. Viborg post office became his last project, in stylistic respect is somewhat different from his earlier buildings. It is believed that a role model in this case was located in the suburbs of Stockholm the Drottningholm Palace...

Some photos of the city, perfect for a weekend trip. Photo 2. We arrived in Istanbul late on Friday evening, settled in the Galata district, and the next morning went for a walk on the European side of the city, exploring its sights. the First of them is the famous Galata bridge, sheltering dozens of fish restaurants on the bottom floor every day and collects a crowd of fishermen on the second: Photo 3. First went to the Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya) Patriarchal Orthodox Cathedral consecrated in 537 year(!), former the biggest Church in Christendom until the construction of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Subsequently, after the conquest of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1453 was attached to the Church ugly minarets and turned into a mosque: Photo 4. In 1935...