Articles with tag: sergeydolya

When I hear the phrase "the polar village", I imagine some dilapidated ghost village, old barracks with empty windows and an omnipresent Lenin, holding out his hand toward a bright future. Barentsburg - the Russian town in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard - completely broke the...
Before I tell you about Barentsburg, I should explain how it happened that a Russian town turned out to be in Norway. In short, the debate about who owns Svalbard lasted a long time. According to one argument, this archipelago was opened by the Vikings, and according to another...
Walking through the Norwegian  Longyearbyen,  I could not help comparing it with other remote northern cities that I have visited many times. In this article, I will try to show you how the Norwegians live in the northernmost settlement of the world... This bright picture was taken...
In 2006, in the case of a man-made disaster (nuclear war, asteroid, etc.), mankind created a special "ark" with seeds. In the 393 foot (120-meter) deep (underground) ark there are 4.5 million samples of crops from all over the world. The project, valued at $9 million, was made for Norway and can...
I walked through the streets of  London and gathered all the photos of the street art into one review. After all, modern art is unthinkable without critics to judge what constitutes art and what doesn't. Of course, there are complex and impressive works that attract attention...
Today let's talk about the most prestigious and expensive districts of  London - Mayfair and Notting Hill. Mayfair has the highest concentration of five-star hotels in London, and apartment rental rates are among the highest in the UK and the world. Notting Hill, at the beginning of the...
In my previous articles, I showcased the man-made places of interest and cities in Malaysia, despite there being many naturally made wonders in the country. The most famous of them is the temple complex of  Batu caves,  consisting of thirty mountain caves. They are huge and ancient...
The largest bird park in the world is located in  Kuala Lumpur . Its uniqueness lies in the fact that, throughout the entire 19 acre (8 hectare) territory, there are no cages and the birds fly freely. The only fence that keeps the feathered inhabitants inside is a giant net that...
Kotor Bay is the largest bay on the Adriatic Sea. It has a coastline 17 miles (28 km) long and it forms several separate bays. The old town of Kotor is situated in the southeastern part of the bay, at the bottom of the  Lovcen  mountain chain. Only 23,000 people live there but...
I like taking strolls and during my trip to London, I set a personal record by walking 21 miles (35 km) in one day!   Unfortunately, I did not turn on my GPS immediately to record the entire route. So I only managed to record the last 13 miles (21 km) of my route. Of course, I took...

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