Although no, I guess what bait was put on the hook, which, in the end, the fisherman himself caught. Varya was not indifferent to jewelry trinkets. In fact, I despise such women: magpies, and more! But Varin’s interest in gold, silver and precious stones did not even surprise me. Queen! How else? I think that Vitusik knew better than I was about Varia’s weakness for gold and precious stones and seduced her with stories about the amazing cheapness of rubies and sapphires in northern Thailand, on the border with Burma. In Burma, in fact, the world’s best deposits of these gems.
The current name of the country, Myanmar, comes from a local word meaning “emerald.” And since in this Burma-Myanmar for almost thirty years there has been a permanent war for a bright and democratic future, a war in which a person’s life is not valued penniless, you won’t find any kind of trinkets there either. Continue reading
Now it’s time for the winter holidays, a very convenient time to travel to the center of the continent, to the legendary Ulur. The huge red rock, an important attraction of the region, by decision of the National Parks of Australia will be closed to visitors from October 27, 2019. And this became a compelling argument for many people to postpone things and climb to the top of Uluru – for the first and last time in their life.
Stewart Highway, the main thoroughfare between South Australia and the Northern Territories, is packed with cars for tens of miles. The bus driver, who takes tourists to the cliff from the Erldund road station near the farm of the same name, has been working almost without interruption for more than a week. No one even sets a goal to count all the tourists who finally decided to climb the famous stone. Continue reading
The worlds invented by the scriptwriters are not as far away as they seem. Often they can even be visited. Where to go to find out the scene from your favorite movie in the city? There are a lot of such places.
One of the most popular new generation TV shows is Game of Thrones. Most likely, the spectacular scenes would not have turned out so realistic if not for one “but”. The creators of the motion picture decided that most of the filming should not be on a green screen, but in real terrain. Continue reading