Articles with tag: Uritsk Andrey

For over 200 years the name "Montmartre" is associated with the artists. Today, street artists thrive here mainly due to the tourists. Montmartre is located on a high hill, which is quite far from the center of Paris, but it is one of the main "tourist sights" of the city. The famous cabaret "...
The Opera Quarter is adjacent to the first quarter of the Tuileries , about which I was telling in one of my previous reviews. A masterpiece of the 19th century, Grands Boulevards designed by Baron Haussmann filled with a crowd of bank employees, theater-goers, onlookers and buyers - those who...
Paris Metro is one of the oldest subways of the world, opened in 1900 for the World exhibition. The words "Metro" and "Metropolitan" were worldwide distributed thanks to the Paris subway. The first lines passed under the streets strictly so as not to fall into the cellars of houses and this is why...
In fact, we had very little time to see the town of  Akureyri  which turned out to be pleasant, but quite a common one. Here’s a central street. There’s a local airport at the very end of the fjord. The  ship  left the final port in Iceland, and we admired the...
The piercing north wind was blowing, and the land was visible amidst the veil of splashes and shreds of tattered clouds. Legendary  Spitzbergen  was surrounded by ice and rough rocks. The ship entered the bay and anchored near a small village of  NY-Alesund . Tiny NY-Alesund...
Departing from  Ny-Alesund , the  ship  continues to move northwards, as visits to two of fjords were planned for that day. The first, Krossfjorden, is located very close to Ny-Alesund. On a port side, there was an incredibly beautiful rock called Mitra... The ship...
Having passed at night about 186 miles (300 kilometers) to the south between the most northern and central parts of Spitzbergen, in the morning our ship came in  Isfjorden , and then in Adventfjorden, mooring in the port of  Longyearbyen , the capital of Spitzbergen and quite a...
The two days I spent in  Hong Kong  were foggy.  Hong Kong is a very comfortable and well-planned city in everything – its structure, logistics, and ubiquitous signs in English, and of course its perfect public transport. Until 1997, Hong Kong was a British colony, and later it...
Hong Kong  is a very bright and diverse city, where the colonial past, the patriarchal Chinese bustle and color, and rapidly developing and thriving Asian economic, business and financial center meet together. Let's go through the neighborhoods of the central part of Hong Kong located on the...
The seafront of  Hong Kong  is, of course, the main attraction of the city. Surrounded by skyscrapers, full of dozens large and small vessels, which are constantly moving on the water surface,  Victoria Harbour  fascinates everyone. The  Clock Tower of the...

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