The scandal with the Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, which happened several years ago, made the French Courchevel in the minds of our compatriots a symbol of super-expensive vacation, accessible only to very rich people …
Holidays in Courchevel – for different tastes and wallets
However, a careful study of the offers of travel agencies shows that this is not so.
Steps of height, beauty …
Not everyone knows that Courchevel is not one city, it is five small villages united in one resort, but located at different heights. Location – French Alps, Savoy department.
At a relatively low altitude – 1100 meters is the village of Saint-Bon-Tarentaise. Hotel “Le Lac Blue” is the first hotel that was opened in 1925 especially for lovers of winter holidays. Actually, from here the world fame of Courchevel went. Here, in Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, the atmosphere of traditional peaceful relaxation reigns in its European sense, with a promenade alley, cozy cafes, from which you can see picturesque alpine landscapes, etc. Continue reading
“To live to be a hundred years old!”, – this phrase has long been steadily associated rather with some, not the most thoughtful, feast toasts than with reality. Nevertheless, the theme of longevity has always excited minds and hearts. Centennial old people have always been revered and respected, trying to adopt their lifestyle in the hope of getting an equally long century. But above all, the reason for such a reverent attitude towards centenarians has always been the exceptional rarity of this phenomenon.
Bama – the abode of the centenarians in China
That is why one place on earth is so amazing, where centennial centenarians are, if not commonplace, then certainly not a sensation. The name of this place is the Bama Yao Autonomous County of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China. For simplicity, we will call these places simply Bama, especially since the capital of the county is called that.
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Efteling Park in the Netherlands, which appeared in 1952 thanks to an artist from the Netherlands, Anton Pik, is located 100 kilometers south of Amsterdam, in the town of Kaatsheuvel, a few kilometers from Tilburg (Brabant Province) …
Efteling Park in the Netherlands
This oldest entertainment corner of Holland grew out of a small clearing, which the creator populated with the heroes of fairy tales: dragons, elves, genies, gnomes … The Dutch and their kids liked the idea, and the park began to grow, including more and more modern attractions. Today it is the largest theme park in the Netherlands, one of the favorite holiday destinations for young Dutch people, as well as one of the oldest amusement parks in the world. It is twice the size of the world famous Disneyland Park in California, which appeared three years later. Each year, Efteling is visited by over 4,000,000 guests. Continue reading