Valaam Island
“The pearl of the Russian North” and the Republic of Karelia has long been called the island of Valaam. With all the beatiness and banality of this metaphor, it nevertheless…

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Bridges of london
I don’t know exactly how many bridges the heroes of Jerome K. Jerome’s book “Three in a Boat” sailed, but I counted at least 4 bridges that already existed then:…

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ISRAELI BORDER ACCESS SYSTEM
In February 2013, the Israeli authorities greatly simplified and accelerated the procedure for entering the country. The new system works successfully and concerns not only incoming tourists, but also Israeli…

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historical core

Charvak: antiquity of the mountains

Charvak is an incomparable resort area of ​​amazing beauty – and at the same time it breathes history …

The Charvak reservoir is located on the Chirchik river slightly downstream of the confluence of the Pskem and Chatkal rivers between the spurs of the Ugam and Chatkal ranges of the western Tien Shan.

On the shore of the reservoir there are numerous pensions, recreation areas and children’s summer sports and recreation camps.

Before the construction of the huge dam, where Chatkal and Ugam merge and the Chirchik River is born, there is a large and very ancient village of Khojikent, which means “populated by saints”. Continue reading

Mali: children of kings
Mali is one of those countries that are not very well known to Russian tourists. Even sophisticated travelers do not know much about her. In the Middle Ages, this country…

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The most romantic places to travel
There are a lot of different corners on our planet. Some are suitable for lovers of strange architecture, others delight surfers, and others - lovers of skiing. Today I will…

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Traveling with children: 7 proven tips
Traveling with children is a little scary - it doesn't matter if you are traveling for the first time or for the tenth. Every time there is excitement and fear…

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The Gene of Adventurism: To Whom to Travel, and Who Should Be Hard to Rise
“A man, like a tree, he is from here and nowhere else,” wise Boris Grebenshchikov sang. “The people created an exact and figurative word, and gave it a well-meaning figurative…

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