Monthly Archives: February 2019
At the source of the Neva River from Ladoga, some 24 km from St. Petersburg is an old military fortress. There truly unites all of Russian history.
Founded by the Novgorodians, which belonged to the Moscow principality, managed to be ruled by the Swedes, but then again returned to its origins (from 1702 it again belonged to Russia). What did not see the walls of this fortress, what kind of people they did not hide and did not “execute”.
Milestones in History
The fortress was founded by Yuri Danilovich (the grandson of Alexander Nevsky) on an island called Orekhovy in 1323. The island received its name due to the numerous thickets of hazel (hazel) throughout its territory. Continue reading
Have you ever been to paradise? If not, then welcome to a small quiet island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea.
Friendly locals, sandy beaches, palm trees, pristine nature and enchanting landscapes that accompany you every kilometer of the way – all this island of Gozo is a great place for lovers of active tourism and diving. Deprived of the city bustle and vibrant nightlife inherent in neighboring Malta, it is perfect for a relaxing family vacation.
Gozo Island in Malta
The island is part of the Maltese archipelago. In the hilly area, 14 settlements are comfortably located. Despite its small area (only 67 sq. Km), it is better to travel on a personal or rented car. Continue reading
A trip on the schooner “Noorderlicht” is attractive to the true romantics of the Arctic latitudes. During such a cruise, you can admire polar bears on the ice, the impressive Arctic landscapes and the main attraction of these latitudes – the polar lights, in honor of which this historical sailing ship got its new name.
Arctic travels on the schooner Noorderlicht
On board can accommodate up to 20 passengers and a crew of 5 people. Cruises on the Noorderlicht yacht can last from 7 to 15 days. During such a journey, guests of the ship can become full members of the crew and get an interesting marine practice of sailing a ship, setting sail and sailing under them. Continue reading