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Scandinavia Valaam Island – and just one day to Stockholm? Like any capital, it is impossible to explore the whole city in one day. But don’t be discouraged: here are a few tips on how not to miss the most important thing on your first trip.
1. Buy a very good, detailed map of the city. Stockholm is actually an archipelago of 14 islands, each of which has its own attractions and its own amazing story.
However, the best entertainment and the best shopping are in the Old Town – on small side streets, which may not be on the general map.
Throughout Stockholm, the public transport system is well developed, but the Old Town is the best place for hiking. Taxis may seem a little expensive, but no more expensive than their New York or London counterparts. Continue reading
But what is it – holiday fever is walking on the planet.
From November 1 to the end of December, Finnish shops, contrary to their usual routines, operate on Sundays. According to the pre-Christmas schedule, on the seventh day of the week, Finland’s stores will be open from 12:00 to 21:00, except November 8 (Father’s Day) and December 6 (Independence Day).
The theme of the shops on Sundays is one of the most pressing for the Finnish – and not only – the public. By the end of 2009, a law is expected to be passed, according to which stores can, if desired, serve customers on weekends all year round, and small stores with a sales area of no more than 400 square meters even around the clock. Continue reading
Delhi. The famous Kutub Minar minaret with a damask steel column was built on the site of the Vishnu temple destroyed by the conquerors. Once the top of a mysterious column was crowned with a sculpture of the sacred eagle of Garuda. The steel from which the figure was made is credited with an alien origin …
But far to go – the Kiev tithe church was also built on the site of an ancient pagan sanctuary.
In fact, there are many such places on our planet. These are special areas where, in one way or another, the presence of strong energy was recorded that has a beneficial or not very effect on a person, therefore the energy and its radiating place have a certain aura of supernaturalness. These are places where miracles and simply inexplicable things happen, where you can become exceptionally good or inexplicably bad and sad. Such energetically strong places are formed where the terrain is disturbed, there are mountains, lakes, rivers, gorges; in seismically active areas; in places where important religious or historical events took place; where the religious activity of a person is most active (an abandoned cemetery, a traditional place for dates, dolmens, sacrificial stones, churches, minarets, monasteries, temples). Continue reading