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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Meet Montenegro!
Your tour to this Balkan country can be active, informative and short, or it may have a more relaxed “country format” more familiar to our compatriots. Montenegrins are a few…

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Active holidays in Armenia
In addition to the fact that Armenia is a country rich in historical monuments, which is why it is often called the “open-air museum”, nature has created excellent conditions for…

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e Don is called Divnogorye

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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We go to Finland by car
And indeed it is very convenient, because from St. Petersburg to Helsinki you can get there in just 5 hours, and from Vyborg in 2-3 hours. Plus, you do not…

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SIGHTSEEING BRNO
The main architectural sights of Brno are located in the historic center of the city. The central part of the city, which is a pedestrian zone, is surrounded by a…

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Where to go to relax at sea this summer?
According to official statistics, in recent years, the most popular summer beach destinations among our compatriots are Turkey, Greece, Spain and Egypt. In this article we will try to figure…

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FRANCE
The coast of France stretches for 3 427 km. About 270 beaches on all coasts of France are marked with the ecological blue flag symbol Blue Flag. South of france…

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