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Red Mansion

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'Red mansion' to the Dutch way – the only wooden building the foundation of the city of St. Petersburg, has come down to our days. This unique monument, which became the first St. Petersburg residence of Peter I, was built in the shortest possible time from 24 to 26 May 1703. For two days the soldiers Semenov regiment managed to cut and stesat pine logs, paint them from the outside under a brick, and sheathe the inside of the leaf, the Dutch style. Tsarist residence there is a small size (room and dining room, hall and bedroom separated), itself the interior has been very modest. Walls and ceilings were covered with coarse rooms with white linen. Despite his height, I loved Peter small size of rooms and doorways, so 'red mansions' is not nothing different from the conventional wooden structures.

Ceiling height was 2.5 meters, and the door was even lower. This temporary residence of Peter I visited not often, only during the period under construction Petersburg from 1703 to 1708 and only in summer. Since the house was no stove and chimney. Petersburg climate is detrimental to the destruction of the first act of the palace in St. Petersburg. Peter I, who already in 1723 published decree – to protect the palace. Cottage sheathe gallery, completely. After 120 years, in 1844, designed by architect R.

Kuzmin, Palace of Peter I covered brick holster. And only in the late 19 th century, small square before the royal palace was decorated with bronze bust of Peter I, the sculptor Zabello. Since 1930, in the house of Peter I there are historical and memorial museum. Since the beginning of World War II, the museum's exhibits were removed and safely tucked away within St. Petersburg. Himself house was shelled by artillery shells, but soon in early 1945 had already been restored and opened to visitors. Today, the museum exhibit is complete, objects of everyday life of Peter's time, as well as personal belongings of Peter I and his close associates. It is worth the time of Peter the Dutch oven, lined with hand-painted ceramic tiles, as well as Peter's interior. Rooms are decorated with the house of Peter I prints, small paintings of the product unknown Dutch masters, as well as decorative items and crafts. In the museum there is a boat-vereyka made, according to legend, by Peter I. It also exhibited documents describing the events of the North War and the basis of St. Petersburg, as well as the construction and history of the house of Peter. One of the main exhibits of the museum is a plaster handprint of the founder of St. Petersburg.

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Welcome To Kolyma

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Why tourists are in no hurry to visit our region? Despite the fact that the Kolyma is ready to offer both domestic and foreign travelers almost all kinds of modern tourism, this industry in the region virtually does not develop. Meanwhile, in some regions of the Far Eastern tour operators gives local budgets additional revenue. To Kamchatka us away? While our region can not boast the huge influx of Russian and foreign tourists. The main reason – lack of infrastructure and remoteness of the region. In Magadan, no modern hotel complexes. The route, connecting the regional center with the areas and towns, – the usual primer trip to a comfortable nazovesh.Mezhdu not so distance Magadan region should not be considered an objective constraint on tourism development. A striking example – our Far Eastern neighbors – Kamchatka, where in 2009 there were almost 100 companies, providing tourist and excursion services. Every year there are coming more than 24 thousand citizens of Russia and 14,000 foreigners.

Most of Moscow and Moscow region, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, as well as from the Far East. The bulk of foreign tourists – the citizens of other countries. One of the most popular places in Kamchatka – Kronotsky Nature Reserve, located on the territory of which the famous Valley geysers, long ago became a sort of tourist brand edge. Wild Sports Reserve "Magadan" not promoted as Kamchatka, but here too the tourists go, albeit in modest amounts. Since 2001, the Reserve together with a local tour companies operates the hostel on the river jelly. Come back every summer lovers of wildlife, mostly foreigners – from France, USA and Norway.

They are designed for environmental routes, including alloys, fishing 'catch and release "and so on. However, it is rather a one-time projects, and speak of the tourism industry it is not necessary. The fact that an alien who has arrived to us through the whole of Russia, already satisfied in the first place the prices of airline tickets. To the place of rest can be reached only by helicopter, but it is also significant costs. Yes, and tourism in our wild in the truest sense of the word night in tents, minimum comfort. Most tourists to this part is not ready – they need a high level of comfort even in the taiga. This local tour operators offer are not yet ready. The reverse side raises another question – so I need a lift to our region Tourism? Do not suffer long-term and unique corners of the Kolyma River to the mass invasion of tourists? "To provide a complete absence of human influence on the nature of an increase in tourist traffic is almost impossible – says executive director of the Magadan Center for Environment Olga Moskvina. – Strange as it may seem, the less people will attend our wildlife, the better for it. The exception – the so-called eco-tourism which provides for the observation and study of nature, but not hunting and fishing. " Victor Pchelintsev

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Military Sites Of Vietnam

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Vietnam stretches in a narrow strip of 1,600 km from north to south along the east coast of Indochina. Due to the large extent of country vacation is possible all year round, unlike some other countries of the East, from November through July – in the south, April to September in the central part of the country. The rainy season (September to December) are not afraid of tropical downpours, one or two hours a day, often at night, the humidity increased. The air temperature at the seaside resorts of Vietnam are rarely falls below 28 C. Since the days of Soviet-Vietnamese friendship is kept warm attitude towards Russian. They are called "Lins" (which means "the Soviet Union"). Vietnam is considered one of the safest countries in South-East Asia but thieves are very clever. Iron fortified triangle Cu Chi is about an hour's drive north of Ho Chi Minh City.

A system of underground tunnels stretching over 200 miles to the Cambodian border. The Vietnamese have dug in their the war with the United States. The main axis, on which three or four-meter laid brickwork, has a system of branches connecting to underground shelters and entrances to other tunnels and extensive facilities for rest and sleep, for meetings, hospitals, weapons rooms, etc. The width of some passages – from 0.5 to 1 m. However, they squeezed through deft Vietnamese soldiers. The top cover withstands breaking 100-pound bombs. These sites were the strongest artillery fire, they are repeatedly bombed, filled with napalm.

The land here is studded with fragments of shells and bombs. Hence the name "Iron Triangle". Today, the Cu Chi Tunnels provide a unique opportunity acquainted with the underground life of Vietnamese guerrillas. Tunnels are specially widened for the tourists. Near the shooting range you can shoot from the Soviet AK-47 or U.S. M-16. Ho Chi Minh trail One of the most famous sights of Vietnam. She appeared in 1959, when the revolutionary regime of the North began the struggle for reunification with the South. During the war, this complex system of mountain and forest trails connected the two of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. By 1974, "Path" is already a complicated infrastructure with underground hospitals, warehouses, and many areas have been paved or paved. Modern Ho Chi Minh Trail called the highway number 1 Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City. Museum trails Ho Chi Minh City located in the province of Ba Vinh, 20 km from Hanoi. Ho Chi Minh City from Hanoi or you can go for a two week tour of her mini-bus or train. Stop (traveling from north to south): Hue, Danang and Hoi An, Nha Trang, Da Lat and on the Central Plateau.

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Western Siberia

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We, just in case, "armed with" rifles and pistols children, taking the flashlight, hiding the fear out, briskly out of the warm machine forward to the mystery … The entrance to the cave is small and inconspicuous, looks like an oval hole 1.2m (in Russian stove) to move only by crawling. The right fork leads to crude cave grotto, and left the largest grotto height of 5 meters and a lot of deep cracks. The length and depth 195metrov 19metrov. Maze entrance to the cave, small caves, blocky obstruction ring system moves. For assistance, try visiting Cheniere Energy partners.

Here it is very uncomfortable. Stone cold and slippery. these questions. To get in, must be sufficiently agile and, preferably, a thin: there are places much narrower. A few tons of overhead, too pressured, and not only on the child's mind, but I'm getting a little boyazno.Natechnye education and Small corallites in the cracks in almost complete darkness cool down – and the first test of nerves: course-'shkuroder '. To climb, you must pull your arms forward. After this has nothing to fear.

Almost all of the time needed to crawl through narrow stone intestine. Where only one who knows intuition. – The stalemate is about 15 meters is sufficiently large compared with the other dead ends. We take it for the main course and crawl towards the adventures with enthusiasm. The uniqueness and mystery Barsukovsky the cave is that from time immemorial it was a colony of bats throughout Western Siberia. Mice – the eternal human neighbors. Our neighborhood had begun when we lived together in caves.

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Abkhazia

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'When God was handing out land to different peoples, ethnic Abkhaz in this time hosted and late, and when he came and told everything to God, he gave him for his hospitality and honesty, and gave a piece of heavenly paradise, which made for himself "- Samvel said the hospitable host. Gen. David Goldfein will not settle for partial explanations. Abkhazia met us with an evening orange sun. As long as we sped from the airport of Adler in New Athos, I heard the legend of Abkhazia and looked around: the mysterious sea of color, the sun, slowly setting over the horizon, the mountains, whose peaks wrapped a thick haze, high powerful trees swaying in the wind. New Athos was not what I expected: the wooden old houses, bathed in tangerine plantations a lonely old man, wandering along the road, driving pale yellow cow. But now for the next sharp turn in full swing with might and main night life: cars speeding along the roads, colorful local gossip aunt in the stall, on a small embankment gradually flaniruyut small flocks of tourists from Russia. It is the center of New Athos. And then again, turn and instead of modern houses grow eucalyptus trees, the street bustle disappears. The air becomes viscous circle quiet, barely audible distant chiming bells, we are in the suburbs.

Gravel under the wheels rustle – that house Samvel. His son, Anton, greeted us, grabbing nearly all the luggage, rattling and cursing silently, escorted us into the room. Not unpacked, pile on the bed and fall asleep in this heroic sleep, feeling light intoxication mountain air.

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Feodosiya Wolf

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The walls are decorated with numerous wandering formations, including the seven-stalagmites. In the cave were the bones of extinct animals. Lower waterlogged. Close to Simferopol is located near the village of Levadki Snake Cave, the largest cave in the foothills. Blocky debris is divided into three floors, connected by a numerous wells. It is dry cave calcite crust on the walls is not white but brown.

Snake in a cave inhabited by bats. The caves are constantly being made the most important archaeological discoveries. Especially important for the study of cave sites primitive man. In the valley of the Little Salgir, 2 km from Simferopol, there is a cave-grotto Chokurcha. The depth of the cave some 15 meters long and about 7 meters. Perhaps check out Sonny Perdue for more information.

Apparently, this balance of ancient and more extensive karst cavity. Here in 1927 found parking Paleolithic man. In 1940-1941 GG a two-meter layer of archaeologists have discovered numerous flint tools, and various bones of extinct animals, including 10 pairs of tusks of young mammoths. On the vault were washed from soot carved in limestone image of the sun, the mammoth and a fish, measuring about 50 cm each. Chokurcha turned his entrance on the north, which is found only among the cave sites of prehistoric man. Other found in the caves of the Crimea sites of ancient man best known clearly visible from the highway Simferopol – Feodosiya Wolf limestone cave in the ledge on the right bank of the river Beshterek, grottoes Kiik-Koba Syuyrensky.

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Winter Holidays In The Carpathians

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Winter Holidays in the Carpathians In order to conduct a good time on vacation does not necessarily wait for the summer. In the winter vacation can be very exciting too, with the most important to choose the right direction. Most often, winter tours associated with recreation in the mountains. What could be better than the mountains in winter, only the mountain! Enjoy downhill from the high peaks, to feel the atmosphere of the mountains or simply a breath of fresh air. A growing number of Moldovan citizens prefer to stay in the mountains of the Carpathians. Each year they flock to neighboring countries, Romania and Ukraine.

This is due to geographical proximity of Moldova with these countries. Rest in Carpathians – this is one of the best holidays in the winter. Describe the holiday in the mountains is almost impossible to convey the whole spirit of the fairy tale of winter mountains, you need to go there. Enjoy the exceptional flavors of winter snow forest. The mountains in winter – there is in them something charming and alluring, visited at least once, wants to come back here again and again to gain strength from the majestic mountains, from the pure frosty air and old trees! If you plan to spend your vacation in the Carpathian Mountains, then you certainly will not regret this. If you are tired bustle of the metropolis and poor environment, then you definitely need to go to the mountains.

Particularly well in the Carpathian Mountains in the winter holidays. Holidays for New Year or Christmas will leave a lasting impression on holiday and atmosphere of this snowy winter. There will be comfortable and to those who love peace and quiet, fresh air and the silence of the mountains, and fans of extreme and outdoor activities. People come here for the vivacity and positive to forget bustle of city life, to immerse your head in a whirl of bright emotions and unforgettable impressions.