Articles with tag: sergeydolya

The best ocean fishing is considered to be in  the Seychelles . The probability of a catch is the only thing that determines whether fishing is good or bad. A trophy marlin fish, inhabiting tropical latitudes of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, is caught in the waters of the Seychelles ...
My long November weekend I decided to dedicate to acquaintance with the Baltic states, and the first country I chose was Latvia. To my shame, since high school I couldn't tell Latvia from Lithuania. But now I know that Latvia is a country "in the middle", that is between Lithuania and Estonia. I...
Riga Central Market is the biggest in Europe. It consists of 4 large pavilions: fish, meat, dairy and vegetable. Surprisingly, but the vast majority of sellers are the Russians. I started the inspection with the fish pavilion. Right at the entrance I found the boxes with red caviar...
Today was a difficult day. The morning I started with a visit to the Orthodox church and the famous Albert Street. Then I went to Jurmala, and from there, driving back through Riga, I went to Sigulda. Then I dined at the favorite restaurant of Raimonds Pauls, and returned to...
Although, the city's official name is San Francisco, tourists playfully refer to it as Frisco.   That day the city was not ready to meet us, as there was a real downpour. Even on the day we arrived, the rain had continued in the form of a viscous, unpleasant drizzle. But this did...
The highest point of Penang is a similarly-named mountain about 800 meters high. Of course it's not the Everest, but climbing it by an old funicular, an entire island panoramic view opens on the peak. If one of my readers has a herpetophobia, I warn that photos of the Snake Temple , the most...
Seoul  is the capital of South Korea, and it's very different from Pyongyang - the North Korea's capital, like a cropduster is different from modern fighter, like Pithecanthropus from Homo Sapiens. It's amazing how in a few decades the same nation divided by...
Kyoto is one of the largest centers of geisha culture in Japan. The word 'geisha'  consists of two hieroglyphs; "art" and "person." Accordingly, the geisha is, foremost, an educated actress. Historically, the social circles in Japanese society forbade wives from being present during...
In November I went to France. Then I forgot to write the last report from the Orléans and Paris . Today I want to show you those photos with few comments... Orléans is a small town near Paris:  It is known to be released during centenary war after a seven-months siege by Joan of Arc: She...
If you are free in the afternoon in Paris , you can go to the Mansion de Chantilly ( Château de Chantilly ). It is possible to see here how there lived French aristocrats, to enjoy Raphael, Botticelli and Poussin pictures or to walk around the enormous park... The château is...

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