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Theoretically it is possible to cut the stone, as the builders of the Egyptian pyramids or  Petra city had to do, and this was done through the  help of the plasmatron. However, its temperature during operation is about 30,000 degrees Celsius.  Petra city Jordan...
The rocky desert of  Wadi Rum translates as 'Moon Valley'. It was given this romantic name by the Bedouins, despite the fact that life in these conditions is far from romantic. Temperatures during the day are above 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius), while the night is...
Gliding through Spain on a high-speed train, making it to Barcelona from Madrid in 3 and a half hours. The train has a top speed of 186 mph (300 km/h): Arriving in Barcelona, almost directly in front of the  Sagrada Familia, a church that had begun to built by the  great...
A bird's eye-view of  Barcelona, including the amusement  parks and the seaside. The highest hill overhanging Barcelona is  Tibidabo, which is  famous for the temple of  Sagrat Cor , built after the Paris Sacre Coeur Basilica in Montmartre: Local...
Do you remember the movie 'In Bruges"? Today we'll climb a local bell tower, where the movie was filmed, pass through quiet streets and visit countless chocolate shops. Then, we'll dine on the Atlantic coast... The drive was a little less than three hours. We parked near the square with a...
Dubrovnik is the most beautiful and my favorite city in Croatia. I don't even know what to write about So I will just show a couple of pictures of my trip there. Author: Sergeydolya Source: sergeydolya.livejournal.com Translated by: Gian Luka
Split is the second largest city in Croatia, with a chic tourist promenade and lovely old town. We only had two hours in  Split . In general, the schedule for the expedition was very busy - we spent most of our time on the bus and preparing to go out became monotonous. We spent an hour...
What I like about cruises is that every night you sleep in the same bed, eat at chic restaurants, enjoy the wonderful entertainment onboard and everyday you can wander around a new place, new country and new city.   The sunrise was beautiful and unusual: We arrived in Cyprus and...
It's really difficult to write about Rome , 'the eternal city', one of the oldest capitals of the world. Moreover, on the basis of photos taken a year ago for a personal photo album. Therefore, this article will be less informative than my usual writings. You will see a set of photos with a few...
We all remember the famous painting by Karl Briullov 'The Last Day Of Pompeii'. Today we will go to the excavations of this city buried under the ashes of Vesuvius , erupted soon after the death of Christ. We will walk through the narrow streets and admire the ancient architecture,...
The next morning was rainy: The bay in  Crete  was more narrow than the day before: The island of Crete is known to everyone from the Greek Mythology. According to the Greek epos, King Aegeus sent 7 boys and 7 girls there every 8 years to please Minotaur, a monster with a...
The next morning happened to be grey and gloomy. Our ship docked in the island o f Rhodes and we went to get some air through its narrow deserted streets: The town was paved with round stones. It was very difficult to walk on them in heels or in shoes with thin soles: After...
The next morning in  Athens: Visiting the  Acropolis,  which translates as the 'Upper Town'. The staircase leading to the top is quite narrow, blocking the way for each guided tour: The pearl of the Acropolis is the  Parthenon . This main temple was dedicated to...
The first stop our ship made was in the small village of  Katakolon  near the ancient  Olympia . It is the birthplace of Olympic Games. By the way, we often mistakenly call them Olympiad. Actually, Olympiad is the time between Olympic Games. The exact history of the Olympic...
It was a 4-day cruise with an interesting route. We visited the Bahamas and stayed at the port of Key West. The ship was called  Majesty of the Seas . Cruise started in the port of  Miami . Boarding on the ship is like the registration at the airport: the same desks, passports,...

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