Articles with tag: Uritsk Andrey

And now we continue our review about  Valetta . The central street of the Old City was really busy. The last time I saw so many people in such a small area was in the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta. Bright red phone boxes, with the crown, reminded us about the period of British rule...
Malta , situated in the center of the sea routes connecting Europe, Asia and Africa, have always attracted conquerors. In the 8th century BC,  Malta was colonized by the Phoenicians and Greeks at the same time. Then, Malta was taken by the Persian Empire. Later, it was conquered by...
It was the fifth day of our cruise. In the first part of the day we had a long stop, spending the rest of our evening onboard. Hurtigruten cruises offer a mix of stops, so passing time is very dynamic. At 8:15 a.m., the MS "Midnatsol" docked in the harbor of  Trondheim . The beginning...
Having left  Trondheim , our ship sailed through the Trondheim Fjord (by the way it is the third fjord in Norway). An hour later, our ship turned right, to exit the fjord. This is where it became narrow, and on the right we passed the small town of Rissa. This is where the Fosen...
There are a lot of beautiful places and geographical objects on Earth – the highest mountain, the deepest oceanic hollow, the longest and deepest river, a pole of heat and a cold pole, the most extreme points of continents etc. There's an interesting situation with the most northern point of...
We’re going to make acquaintance with three rivers Talkeetna , Susitna and Chulitna that meet here in Alaska. Here’s a map-scheme of our route. The first river is Talkeetna . On its bank near the railway bridge, there is an impromptu "River Station", where the boat is already waiting for...
Today, participants of a cruise tour make plans on their own, whether to relax and have a good time in a tourist camp, or to go to Talkeetna by one of the buses, constantly shuttling there and back, or to choose one of interesting excursions in the surrounding area, offered as at the tourist camp...
Though  San Francisco is located just 372 miles (600 kilometers) north of Los Angeles, on the same coast of California, it is a city strikingly different from its neighboring mega-city. So many good and enthusiastic things are said about San Francisco, that anyone who has never been there...
The name " Alcatraz " in Spanish means "pelican" and is associated with the first "residents" of the island, nesting on its steep rocky shores, open to ocean winds. Alcatraz Island is 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the east of the  Golden Gate , and has occupied a strategic position for...
London has a great many interesting museums, so it is impossible to see them all in just one day! While planning this trip, I had initially decided to not to visit any of the museums and focus solely on the beauty of the city as I walked through the quaint streets and grand capital. However, I...

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