Helsinki - the capital of the unusual. City all the time at the hearing: in his honor named the Moscow Helsinki Group, are regularly held various summits and meetings, hosted the Olympic Games and Eurovision. The existence of Helsinki is known to all, no worse than the existence of Rome, Paris or New York, but if Rome is associated with the Colosseum, Paris with the Eiffel Tower, and New York with the Statue of Liberty, the Helsinki the average person is not associated with anything.
The city of northern people - this is how the name of the city, which is the largest in the world, located beyond the Arctic Circle, is translated. Real miracles take place here, in the summer for almost 2 months the sun is shining day and night, and in winter you can see the northern lights. The city is not tourist, gloomy and scanty for the sights, but to appreciate it, one visit will be few, this is my second visit.
To the north of Angkor Thom in the shade of the jungle hiding from the busy tourist flows massive temple Preah Khan, built at the end of the XII century by King Jayavarman VII in order to honor the memory of his father. In the galleries and courtyards almost restored, but only cleared of undergrowth temple incredibly nice stroll, feeling little discoverers.
The center of Hong Kong - the standard of the city, striving upwards. It is full of high-rise buildings, clambering up the slope of Victoria Peak. But there is another Hong Kong, in which (almost) no skyscrapers. In some places it even a quiet, green, and a little deserted. Today I'll tell you about it.
Long ago, at the dawn of time, an important and proud Thracian authority on behalf of Mena put a stone here that long and persistently carried with him in a shoulder bag. He sat on it and began to wait. Slowly it came to his admirers. Asked everyday questions and autographs. Out of all the fact that the neighboring quarry fans Mena peretaskat all cobblestones and do not notice how the city was built around it.