Articles with tag: Sergey Dolya

I remembered the  Leaning Tower of Pisa for two things. Firstly, while climbing the spiral stairs inside, it seemed that the tower was rocking, like waves. And secondly, it was insanely funny watching the crowds of tourists taking pictures with their hands raised, visually ...
At Mallorca - the largest of the Balearic Islands - our ship docked early in the morning. From the upper deck it was clearly visible as the sun's rays furiously tried to disperse the morning haze, licking the roof of La Seu Cathedral. We tumbled to the shore and were...
Palermo is the main city in Sicily. I always associated it with the mafia and the film about the godfather. However, when our liner docked at the foot of Mount Pellegrino, we were surrounded not by mafia, but by the roguish taxi drivers vying in offering us an unforgettable experience and...
Trams in Oslo are considered one of the oldest and favorite types of public transport. Once a year they even celebrate a certain holiday: during these days people in trams are treated to food, drink and different artists perform there. At the 1000 year anniversary of the city the...
Gustav Vigeland is one of the most prolific sculptors of Norway. In 1921 the Municipality of Oslo decided to build the library on the site of his house. Series of long negotiations between the artist and the authorities began. As a result, the city provided Vigeland with...
La Digue is the smallest of the "three big islands" of the  Seychelles . About 2,000 people live on 6.2 sq. miles (10 square kilometers). The use of vehicles had been banned on the island for a long time, and the locals had to ride bicycles. The ban was lifted, but there is at most five...
The Muttrah Market is one of the oldest in  Muscat , the capital in  Oman . It is distinguished by the "traditional" interiors, with narrow streets and labyrinths, small shops and the "colonial" nature of goods. Any souvenirs can be bought here: from a pack of incense for half a...
Our liner stopped in  Istanbul  for 2 days. We were able to avoid the most harmful human invention of culinary, a buffet, and to dine ashore.  But before the dinner under the bridge through Bosphorus, which connects Europe and Asia, we met the dawn in the Dardanelles...
The  Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the largest mosque in Oman, and is one of the three required points to visit during a tour in  Muscat , the capital of the country. At this time, our guides showed us how to perform ablutions before namaz, and I took photos of it... There is a...
Victoria is the capital of the  Seychelles  and the only city in the state. There are, of course, small settlements on the island, but they are rather what we call "urban villages." There are practically no streets due to the compact lifestyle. Usually, in mail, only a district is...

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