Bajao people
The people of bajao, or, as they are called, sea gypsies, do not have documents, citizenship or any rights. They roam the ocean with their homes off the coast of…

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Spring tourism
Transcarpathia is preparing to meet the "invasion" of tourists who want to enjoy the views with flowers. In Transcarpathia, an incredible saffron has already blossomed. In the snow, far from…

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Reverse side of the holiday on the Cote d'Azur.
Having settled permanently in Germany, we decided to drive Europe by car during our summer vacation. Having visited Spain, France, we stopped on the Cote d'Azur. This was our first…

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Shanghai is the most western city in the East

When I first arrived in Beijing last year, I realized that I was apparently poorly prepared for this city. I imagined a stormy megalopolis crowded with people, where the verticals of huge skyscrapers intersect countless horizons of multi-level autobahns, where the ultramodern technologies of one of the most advanced countries of the world meet the traditions and color of one of the most ancient civilizations. My imagination drew a mixture of the scenery from the movie “Blade Runner” with the images of modern Asian cities that I saw on TV.

By no means do I want to say that Beijing disappointed me – not at all, it was just here that I first understood what the concept of “Asia” means in the urban dimension. Here, a lot of money meets with bright poverty. Continue reading

Old Town Constantine

He suspected that the name of the Starokonstantinov was somehow connected with the name of the founder of the Ostrog Academy Konstantin Ostrogsky. The guess was brilliantly confirmed when he personally visited the famous city. And besides, as a prize, I received information about an interesting East Slavic civilization that existed on this territory in parallel with Kievan Rus. So I went well.

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I noticed her as soon as I got off the bus at the bus station, and the question of where to put my footsteps fell away by itself. There was some concern that I would see something watery from the Soviet era, but acquaintance with brickwork reassured: undisputed antiquity. Moreover, as to my immature erudition, it was an elegant building in the Baroque style. Continue reading

Busk Angels

Anyone who has ever visited Busk in Lviv region, in any case, falls on the market – a cultural phenomenon of a provincial town, where sellers from all over the region come together, as well as those for whom Busk is a transit point to the surrounding villages.

Not the transit point, but the end point of the route for merchants and artisans was that glorious Buzhesk described in the “Tale of Bygone Years” as the center of the city with a well-fortified hillfort.

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Great family vacation in Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik - The "Heart" of Croatia beckoned us to dream of visiting the externally beautifully preserved medieval city. The pearl of the Adriatic hit even on the ferry, when we…

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Lemurian Lake: an unusual story of popularity
The unique Lemurian lake in the south of the Kherson region has recently attracted more and more tourists - with the unusual pink color of the water, from which it…

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Impressive visit to Cannes Yacht Show
My husband dreamed for a very long time about visiting the famous international yacht exhibition, annually held on the French Riviera. And in some miraculous way, in September 2016, we…

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