Articles with tag: Uritsk Andrey

Brussels has always been and still is the large political and trading center. Despite its prominent political status, the city kept its coziness and some special atmosphere. Though the population is nearly 1 million of citizens, historical center of the city is quite compacted – you can walk...
The ancient city of Gyeongju is located in the southern part of the Korean peninsula near the coast of the Sea of Japan. Once it was the capital of the all-powerful ancient Korean state of Sil and the most prospering city of East Asia. Prime of the city has fallen on the VII-IX centuries when Silla...
The distance from Ornes to our next destination  Bodo  is 44 miles (72 kilometers) which we completed in three hours. Around noon we saw a take-off runway on the rocky coast, which means, we are very close … Indeed, having passed the located ashore airfield, the ferry appears in the...
A large airfield, which is used both for civil and military purposes, is located in the Norwegian city of  Bodo . There is a large base of Royal Military Air Forces of Norway. During "Cold War", the Norwegian military airfield of  Bodo  which was located near the Soviet border...
The best panoramas of  Athens come from the top of  mount Lykavittos , located north-east of the city center. The summit is easy to reach by foot. The Church of St.George.  The historic center of Athens is visible from the mount. The Acropolis, the ...
Athens is not the only attraction in Greece, it also has a magnificent coast which can be reached by the tram on  Syntagma Square . In a little more than half an hour, the beautiful coast rises in front of you. The tram line goes from the center of the city to the resort town...
On the left is the dam on the river, which formed the reservoir of  Miraflores . Finally, the lock chambers were free and ready to take our ship. This arrow shows the skippers which of the two lines to choose. Moving into the left chamber and toward us from the right chamber...
After making it up into the Gatun locks, the ship entered the lake of the same name. Gatun lake is actually a large reservoir, formed in the watershed by a huge dam across the Chagres river, which was visible from the starboard side. The Gatun Lake happens...
The construction of the  Panama Canal has become one of the most important milestones in navigation. It was first put into operation in 1920 (the first vessel passed through it in 1914, but due to the landslide in the Fall of that year, official movement was revealed six years later). The...
Miami  is the largest city and resort capital of Florida. About 22 miles (37 km) away from Miami is the "cruise capital" of the  Caribbean region and the southern United States -  Fort Lauderdale . Hundreds of ships start their journey in Fort Lauderdale. The morning...

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