Preh Vihea, Mount of the Holy Monastery
In 2008, the territorial conflict between Cambodia and Thailand flared up and is still smoldering. The subject of the dispute was the territory of the Temple of Preh Vihea, located…

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Lima - Naska
Upon arrival in Lima we had a free day, but we were not going to rest. Finding out where the gold museum is located, we decided to combine acquaintance with…

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Traveling in Belgium: unforgettable places and tastes of traditional dishes and drinks
Did you know that Belgium is not only the birthplace of the famous Belgian chocolate, but also the most popular fast food in the whole world - french fries. An…

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Monthly Archives: April 2019

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HOW TO TRAVEL BY AUTO STOP

You hitchhike a lot. What attracts you to this option besides cheap?

Cheap hitchhiking is a wrong concept. Hitchhiking is not a way to save money, but an opportunity for deeper communication with local residents. I visit not places with restored sights, five-star hotels and English-speaking guides, but small villages, where they know nothing about tourism yet. I live with the locals, eat like them, work with them. Fully immersed in their lives, and not just visiting for a “tick” or beautiful photos. Continue reading

5 PLACES FOR TRAVELING IN JUNE

Bruges, Belgium

For one summer, the capital of West Flanders will turn into a “liquid city”. Until September 16 in Bruges held triennale – an exhibition of contemporary art. The medieval center of the city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, will complement 15 art sites. The idea of ​​a “liquid city” belongs to Zygmunt Bauman. A British sociologist and philosopher of Polish origin came to the conclusion that social and cultural changes are inevitable – the world is constantly evolving and new threats constantly arise before it. It is this globalization that creates a “fluid society” – a state of constant flow, which can lead to uncertainty and fear. Continue reading

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Sri Lanka. Aromatic Island Tour
As soon as I got off the plane, the atmosphere of the island swallowed me up. The air is fragrant, moist, but not stifling. Solid wall of coconut trees with…

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Northeastern Himalayas. Kalimpong. The history of the estate Kruketi
The history of the Kruketi estate is connected with the history of the city of Kalimpong. Until the mid-19th century, the area around Kalimpong was ruled by the kings of…

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Machu Picchu
The next day foreshadowed us no less exciting impressions - a trip to Machu Picchu on one of the narrowest narrow gauge railways in the world (the width of the…

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Maskelia - the breath of the fresh wind of Sri Lanka
Not many people know the name of the small Sri Lankan town of Maskelia, but every year thousands of tourists pass through it on their way from Hutton to Adam's…

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