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Venice: City in a Swamp Italy Venice has never been on my wish list of places to visit. A terribly public place, as a rule, should have wild price tags, crowds of tourists and the absence of even a hint of authenticity. But everything changes when they come - New Year's holidays. And here, oddly enough, it turned out that starting a new 2019 year in Venice is a very good deal.
Tyrnyauz GOK 2019 Russian Federation The story is short. In 1934, large deposits of molybdenum and a little later tungsten were found at this place, in 1937 the construction of a mining and processing plant began. In 1940, the plant began work. The construction was carried out according to a German project with the participation of the Germans. From February 1941 to September 1945 he was part of the Gulag, or rather, the GULGMP - a division of the camps of the mining and metallurgical industry. From one and a half to four thousand prisoners worked at the plant. In 1942 it was partially destroyed, partially evacuated.
Journey to the Death Valley United States of America Photos from the April Death Valley I will start showing from the end :)
This is almost the last frame made that day - sunset. Next was just the return trip to our hotel in Vegas, for the most part already in complete darkness, with only one small stop at the roadside Walgreens to buy new slippers. Why the need for such a purchase arose - I will explain below.
Сопот Poland Drag into the Baltic Sea in October is a so-so idea. Here in the summer you can go in a jacket and in the rain a day or two. And even with a strong +20 and the sun, not all vacationers are ready to plunge, limiting themselves to walking along the surf line.
North Pole. Back and forth in two days. Svalbard. Norway Our rapid raid on the North Pole took the standard route: Svalbard - Barneo - North Pole and back the same way. Not standard in it was only the number of days.
The Svalbard Archipelago is the gateway to the Arctic. This is where the polar expeditions begin, people come here to see what this Arctic is.
The beauty of the Lofoten Islands Norway Lofoten (not to be confused with Labutenes) is a polar Norwegian archipelago known for its stunning views, excellent fishing and picturesque villages. This is a land of wildlife, majestic mountains, deep fjords and long sandy beaches, located in the Norwegian Sea.