South Korea and its “pearls”, which should be seen with my own eyes
South Korea is a rather exotic country. Its culture is quite different from European. For example, Koreans love to make jam from acorns, and on one of the islands full matriarch reigns. About these and other features of South Korea – further in the review.
1. Jeju Island
Jeju Island is the real wealth of South Korea and not only. The unique nature, basalt rocks, volcano, ancient stone figures and local people with their unusual culture will not let tourists get bored. It is not surprising that such a place is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue reading
The melting glacier in the Swiss Alps caused the closure of an old hotel
The mountain hotel Belvedere is located on the Furka Pass, the most snow-covered region of Switzerland. For many centuries this picturesque place attracts countless fans of mountaineering, skiing and hiking in the ice labyrinths hacked into the Rhone glacier. But global warming provoked a catastrophic melting of the ice, and now it loses 10 centimeters every day, and the tourists leave with it.
The picturesque winding mountain pass through the Furka Pass (Furka), towering 2436 m above sea level, has been a connecting link in the Swiss Alps for many centuries. Continue reading
How to drive to Tallinn
Psychologists believe that one of the important components of spiritual comfort is the periodic change of the picture, going beyond the limits of everyday life, emotional overload. This function is ideally performed by short trips on weekends: even for a couple of days, but the pattern breaks, you get rid of routine worries, walk around unfamiliar places, eat unusual foods and — oh, horror — don’t make the bed.
Tallinn is an ideal city for traveling on weekends or holidays: as close as Europe, transport accessibility (you can even get from Moscow by bus), a huge semantic and associative load. Lines from Dovlatov (“Tallinn is a vertical, introverted city. Continue reading