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
A chic beach holiday is combined with excursions to ancient temples, vast tea plantations, national parks and, of course, tasting delicious food. Consider the most interesting objects for tourists.
This national park is in many guides, for example, miroved.com/countries/shri-lanka. The island has snow-white beaches, beautiful nature, and the sea around is great for diving and snorkeling. Having plunged into the turquoise waters of the sea, you can observe the life of coral reefs and their inhabitants:
starfish; Continue reading
What are power points? These are places of energy concentration where it accumulates due to the special arrangement of groundwater or tectonic rocks, and sometimes because our ancestors deliberately buried certain artifacts in the ground in order to create places of power. Buried, for example, crystals, treasures, gold – this is how legends about enchanted treasures appeared. Unique plants could grow in the place of power. A man came there and felt the rise of energy, felt that he was well. Characteristic places, molfars saw places of power, they passed down from generation to generation, that, for example, this mountain is a mountain of power, where rituals should be performed. Usually in such places they put up a cross, a stone woman or something that said: this is a special place. The territory was limited by stones, special signs and marks were made on the trees. Continue reading