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
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
Water expanses of Italy are primarily associated with Venice and gondolas that cut through the narrow canals of this city on the water. But the picturesque lakes of the country are no less suitable for fascinating water travel and entertainment, and among them Como occupies a special place.
Deep sea glacier lake
Located close to the Swiss border and only 40 km from Milan, Lake Como is a true paradise in Italy for connoisseurs of exciting yachting. The conditions for sailing here are excellent and ideal even for beginners who want to start mastering sailing in this paradise of Italy.
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