Thailand or Vietnam - where to go?
The two main tourist destinations in Southeast Asia today are Thailand and Vietnam. In this article we will try to compare the pros and cons of both directions. Thailand or…

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Holidays in Courchevel - for different tastes and wallets
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…

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Rambla Boulevard, Barcelona
Perhaps there is no better way to truly feel the spirit of Barcelona than just leisurely strolling along its streets and boulevards. One of the most visited streets of Barca…

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Temples in the chalk caves of Pridonya

The Cretaceous Mountains are amazing natural monuments that a traveler will surely encounter, following the land route from Central Russia towards the Kuban, the Caucasus, the Caspian coast.

Temples in the chalk caves of Pridonya

On the territory of the Voronezh, Volgograd, Belgorod, Rostov regions of Russia, Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, the Cretaceous Mountains belt is located in the Don basin and its largest tributary – the Seversky Donets. Departing into the earth’s thickness to a depth of 50 meters, the upper layers of the Cretaceous deposits are mixed with the earth, so grass, shrubs and trees grow on the Cretaceous mountains.

Soft chalk is great for creating caves, so ancient hermit monks settled in the chalk mountains. Later, Orthodox churches began to be built in the thickness of the chalk mountains. We will talk about the most interesting of them in this article.

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SRI LANKA
Sri Lanka attracts divers from all over the world with a variety of corals, marine inhabitants with unusual names and species (angelfish, Moorish idols, parrot fish), dolphins and whale sharks,…

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Sights of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan is our close neighbor. This country has not only a common border with Russia, but a common historical past, and many spiritual, economic and humanitarian ties. However, how much…

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Prague
The level of comfort and service in Prague hotels does not always correspond to the declared star rating. Meals are usually based on breakfast (not the most satisfying "European" option).…

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