Boat trip on the volcanic islands. The starting point of the trip, we chose the city of Catania, which is located at the foot of Mount Etna. This is the best place in the area where you can rent a car to go to conquer the volcano. The Rifugio Sapienza platform at an altitude of 1900 meters can be reached by car, then everyone changes to the funicular, which goes up to 2500 meters. You can drive another 500 meters up on a special bus, and only further on foot. The main thing to do with this is to be prepared for a change in temperature. Upstairs it’s cold and windy enough, so even if the day is very hot, you need to bring a jacket and closed shoes with you.
The landscapes above are simply Martian. Fantastic films can be made here: the crater smokes, there is no vegetation, bizarre-shaped stones are scattered everywhere, the wind carries black volcanic sand. Continue reading
Going to this amazing metropolis, everyone wonders – what to see in Istanbul? In our article we tried to collect the most popular and interesting sights of Istanbul for visiting. This multifaceted and amazing city, combining magnificent architectural monuments, will not leave you indifferent.
We present you the TOP sights of Istanbul that will plunge you into history and leave an unforgettable experience.
If this is your first visit to Istanbul, you should start exploring the city with those historical sites that are within walking distance in the historical Sultanahmet district.
In addition to visiting attractions, it is worth taking a tour of the Bosphorus or the Princes’ Islands – vivid emotions are provided for you. Continue reading
Venice Carnival (Carnevale di Venezia) is an annual festival held in Venice in February. The carnival begins about two weeks before the Ash Wednesday (in the Latin rite of the Catholic Church – the day of the beginning of Lent, celebrated 45 calendar days before Easter; in Orthodoxy it corresponds to a clean Monday) and ends on Fat Tuesday (a carnival holiday is celebrated in the Catholic world on the eve of Ash Wednesday).The 18th century was the era of the highest prosperity in the history of the Venetian carnival in history. The irrepressible spirit of flirting and betrayal, a feeling of complete freedom and the expectation of exciting adventures attracted an aristocracy from all over Europe to this masquerade. The fame and popularity of the carnival was so high that even high-ranking persons did not consider it incapable of incognito to take part in unlimited fun. Continue reading