Bicycles on the African savanna
The bike can be a great means of transportation not only in the vicinity of the city, but on a journey through a strange and beautiful country. About the African race four Russian cyclists tells Krasnoyarsk photographer and traveler, Dmitry Orlagen.
In 2006 I joined the Krasnoyarsk belorusova. Gradually began to acquire relations and friends, there met his future wife Oksana. Began a trip planned. First on the edge, then in Russia and Crimea. And once notorious among Krasnoyarsk bikers titled IronMan OYA grickova offered us to go to South Africa – South Africa and Namibia. The last go around on bicycles. Of course, we gladly agreed.
Because of flights between Russia and Namibia no, it was decided to fly to Johannesburg. Especially in South Africa OYA and another of our companion Konstantin Stolyarov (by the way, is also the bearer of the title IronMan) was going to participate in the next stage of the competition.
The route was to fly to South Africa there be separated (HHS and Kostya to Cape town, we Oksana rent a car and go to Namibia) – to connect the capital of Namibia – make a route away from the main road network is to return to Windhoek – separated again and get to South Africa (HHS with Bones on the plane, we Oksana by car). Continue reading
Today we continue our virtual tour and travel in India, to see the Taj Mahal. I think you have seen this building in the pictures on TV, because it is considered one of the most beautiful constructions of mankind.
Will probably start from the beautiful story of how the Prince Khurram (after the accession to the throne Shah Jahan) met a beautiful little girl. This meeting was crucial in the life of both, because they soon got married and became not only spouses, but also the closest advisers. Mumtaz Mahal was devoted to her husband and over the 17 years of marriage bore him 13 children, but being pregnant 14-im child she died in childbirth.
The Shah of Jahath, not knowing the consolation of his misery, he decided to build in honor of his beloved wife mausoleum of white marble, to show the full force of her sorrow and devoted love.
The construction of the mausoleum lasted for 22 years, was invited 20 thousand workers. Giant mausoleum must be beautiful all, ever built. From the very beginning to the Taj Mahal was destined to immortalize the name of Jahan and his lovely Mumtaz. Continue reading
Scandinavia is extraordinary, incredibly diverse region of the planet – amazing polar lights of the North and the beautiful beaches of South annually attract millions of tourists. In big cities in Scandinavia life abounds, and a few kilometres from them enjoy admiring the beauty of nature. Rest in Scandinavian countries is one of the most memorable, the brightest adventure that will bring a lot of impressions.
Travel in Scandinavia on auto
To see all the beauty and attractions of Scandinavia for several days, it is best to travel by car, allowing to fully enjoy the independence and freedom of action. However, you need to make timely filling the car, and, of course, remember the rules of the road that upon arriving home, not have to sell the car or go to the pawnshop in St. Petersburg, for example. The thing is that in the Scandinavian countries, large fines, for example, the slightest speeding can cost 400 and more euros. However, if everything is done correctly, following established on the roads rules, your vacation nothing will spoil. Continue reading
Ukraine-can be considered one of the largest European States, located in the heart of the continent. It is famous for its rich fertile lands and fields. The capital of this power-Kyiv, amazingly beautiful country, generously endowed by nature and history, every corner of this country unique. Rest in Ukraine will satisfy the palate of tourism and lovers of a varied holiday.
Ukraine is among the countries, in which practically every region has its sources of health. On the territory of Ukraine scattered mass of istochnikov healing waters and curative mud, which include: Truskavets, Mirgorod, Svalyava, Morshyn, Odessa ” Kuyalnik, Shatsk lakes and others.
There are at least 7 the main reasons for You to travel around Ukraine.
1. If Europe is the original center of the formation of human civilization, it once again to say that the center of the continent is in Ukrainian Transcarpathia. Thus visit the heart of Europe traveler to come to Ukraine. Kiev was, is and will be one of the main centers of Slavic civilization, “mother of Russian cities”. Our compatriots much easier to be in the center of the continent and the Slavic civilization, they do not need to travel outside their country. Many can start with Ukraine from their native places. Tourists expect a unique landscapes of the southern coast of Crimea, stretching for dozens of kilometres of Sunny beaches of the Azov and the coast of Odessa, green peaks of the Carpathians, oak woodlands, open spaces of the Dnieper shores, age-old forests of Polesie, the vast Eastern steppe Dnieper steep slopes, picturesque hills skirts and Ternopil. Continue reading
“Having been in more than 50 countries of the world and once in Tanzania with the already serious baggage travel, wonder why so long not occur to me to go here?” About your travelling experience tells Vera Baranovskaya, development Director of the group of companies of IBC Service Network.
Safaris, Tanzania, travel
All of these precautions: yellow fever vaccination and receiving antimalarial tablets, children’s stories about doctor Aibolit, and the warning “do Not go the kids walk to Africa” – creates the false impression that the epicenter of the disease and in vain deterred from this wonderful country.
Safaris, Tanzania, puteshestviem however, is to overcome these unfounded fears to be in a strange country, where impressions surpass all expectations, and the level of service in places far superior to the usual European. For the inhabitants of Yekaterinburg even a flight to Tanzania – the question is quite simple: Turkish Airlines offer great rates and a convenient docking through Istanbul with arrival to the capital of Tanzania, Dar-es-Salaam, and this year, from Istanbul, you can immediately get to the airport Kilimanjaro – a place, where you will find all Safari tours and climbing the legendary mount (for those who don’t want to be limited to animals).
Safaris, Tanzania, puteshestvennikami parks in Tanzania – a great many, but the most interesting are Ngorongoro, Tarangire, Serengeti. We started your tour of African animals with Tarangire. The principal distinctive feature of this Park is a huge number of baobab trees, many of which are already over 200 years. Continue reading
Mountain Altai – the edge of the marvelous beauty and amazing natural diversity. The local mountain scenery in its beauty as world famous Alps, and many European tourists who have visited here, call this region “Siberian Switzerland”.
The beauty of Mountain Altai and the possibilities for active recreation
But the mountains are not all that generously endowed by nature of Altai edge. There are steppes and impassable virgin taiga, and beautiful mountain lakes and rivers with plunging waterfalls and deep caves, and mountains covered with perpetual snow. Hardly anyone will be able to find words to describe all the beauty and richness of the local nature is all you need to see! It is for this and coming here, tourists and travelers from different corners of the earth. In turn, the tourist infrastructure of Altai is growing rapidly, allowing not only to admire the natural beauty, but also engage in a variety of different activities.
The beauty of Mountain Altai and the possibilities for active recreation
Today the rest in Mountain Altai variety of not less than the local nature. Under the guidance of experienced instructors you can take part in car and horse riding tours, rafting, trekking, cave exploration and cycle through mountain trails. Continue reading
Travel to Venezuela – shop island Margaritovo like to thank the wise management of Lufthansa, who, feeling the situation, introduced crazy discounts on flights St. Petersburg – Frankfurt – Caracas. Not to fly there and back just over 34 000 rubles would be a crime and lost profits acquisition of impressions from sightseeing.
Reviews of Venezuela was full of horror stories about high crime rate, lies on the streets and in the shops, missing things and money of the hotels. Probably, all this can we have in Russia “to get” close to home, or even in the house.
The advice is simple – read the Internet and communicate with those who have already passed the way.
Our goal was to island resorts and recreation Margarita. Located just 40 minutes flight from Caracas, he has become for us an unattainable in the absence of air tickets. Began the famous carnival, all tickets were sold out long before the arrival. The night hanging around at the airport makes no sense to go to the city and to pay for overnight accommodation is not included in the plans. Afflicted divided into 2 groups, each of which man 20, hired standing at the airport ready buses. We got some semblance of the old hefty “Icarus”, which translated into rubles for 350 rubles per person drove through the night Venezuela 7 hours with one stop to “pee”. Continue reading