Flight to Evenkia - the way to the mainland Russian Federation The Krasnoyarsk Territory is the second largest constituent entity of Russia, second only to Yakutia. Almost a third of this region is occupied by the mysterious Evenkia, on the territory of which the geographical center of Russia, the Putorana plateau, is located, as well as the place where the Tunguska meteorite fell. The all-season connection of Evenkia with the mainland is accessible only by air. During the navigation season, you can also get to the Evenki villages by water, but such a trip can take up to 10 days.
Bergamo is the city above Italy The city of Bergamo is located in the north of Italy, in the foothills of the Alps, 40 km northeast of Milan. The city is average by Italian standards - 120 thousand inhabitants. It has an interesting topographic feature - it is clearly divided into two parts: the Upper (Citta Alta) and the Lower City (Citta Bassa). The lower part is larger and more modern. But the historical center with the main attractions is located at the top, on a high hill surrounded by fortress walls of the 16th century.
Corsica: Napoleon, Ajaccio France Napoleon was born in Ajaccio 3 months after France trampled on the independent Corsican Republic. Of course, Poles and residents of the United States claim that it was theirs that had the first constitution, but this is not so: the first constitution of the modern era was in Corsica, 40 years earlier.
One day in Würzburg Germany The old town of Würzburg is located on the flat bank of the Main River in Lower Franconia. The city is quite ancient, the first mention of a settlement in these places dates back to 704. Until that time, the Celts lived here. The majority of tourists are Americans, fans of the wine traditions of Franconia and lovers of the Baroque. The main attraction is the Würzburg Palace, which is one of the three most magnificent palaces in Europe, along with the French Versailles and Vienna's Schönbrunn.
On pickups to the ends of the earth Russian Federation In August 2020, together with Sergey Sayman, we took two Volkswagen Amarok pickups for tests, assembled a team of 8 people (including us) and drove to the very edge of the European part of Russia - Cape German, which is located in the Murmansk region. And, of course, on the way we stopped at many beautiful interesting places in our country, which I will tell you about in this post.
Brescia is a city and a fortress. Italy The city of Brescia is located in northern Italy, in the foothills of the Alps, roughly halfway between Milan and Verona. It is not as popular in terms of tourism as its famous neighbors, but there are many sights and ancient monuments preserved here, so a walk in Brescia is like a journey through time - from one historical era to another.
Lanzarote. Viewpoint Mirador del Rio Spain In the northern part of Lanzarote, in the upper part of the Risco de Famara massif at an altitude of 474 meters, on the top of the cliff, there is an observation deck - Mirador del Rio. It offers views of Lanzarote's volcanoes, beaches, the endless ocean and an excellent view of the islet of La Graciosa. All details with photos under the cut.
Gorokhovets is my little paradise! Russian Federation This name came across to me many times over the thirty years of my life in Moscow. And, if I always remembered about Torzhok, I only remembered about Gorokhovets, to see another cute photo from those places. As now with me and Nerekhta.
Moreover, she confused Gorokhovets with Gorodets.