Everyone knows about this area – someone drove it on the way to the Black Sea resorts and admired the beautiful Don from the window of a train or car, someone rested in the local ones – very decent! – boarding houses and sanatoriums, many have relatives living there, supplying wonderful sunflower oil and lard, and someone has already traveled through this wonderful land and knows firsthand about its protected corners.
So those who have already been to the Black Earth region in Voronezh will definitely return there again and again in order to … … Continue reading
Samarkand is first of all something very ancient, 2500 years or more. Someone heard, someone saw, someone even knows his story. Well, at least approximately. I would venture to suggest that the standard chronological series of the average educated person looks something like this: Sogdiana, Marakanda, Afrosiab, Tamerlan, Registan, Turkestan. Samarkand, Registan Square, Sher-Dor Madrasah in our time Photo: Vladimir Prokofiev, personal archive of the Word-symbols, and each of them – hundreds of years of history. Including Russian. They know especially about Tamerlan, since at one time he did not quite get to Moscow.
Lucky! Already very “cool” he was a warrior, and his troops are used to destroying everything that moves. The Russian enlightened public first learned about Samarkand at the exhibitions of the artist Vasily Vereshchagin in 1874. Continue reading
Israel is a free country. You will be convinced of this after you pass strict passport control at the airport and find yourself in crazy Tel Aviv, where homosexual couples and freaks of all stripes freely walk around the streets …
Israel is a free country
Freedom is felt in other cities. But in the Holy Land there are taboos that are better not to break.
Wearing indecent clothing in religious neighborhoods
At the entrance to the religious quarters of Israeli cities there are warning signs: “It is forbidden to enter with an organized tourist group and in indecent clothing. Continue reading