When I looked down from the towers of Notre Dame, I had a lot of strange thoughts. How many centuries have passed beneath these towers! How many changes – and how little anything has changed!
A small medieval town, surrounded by fields, vineyards and forests. Then growing Paris which several times moved their walls. Paris of the last centuries, which, as noted by Victor Hugo, ‘changing its face once in fifty years’. And people. They’re always going somewhere just past those towers, always somewhere in a hurry – and always there were; they could not see, did not notice; these are the same people. And the towers are the same, with the same chimeras that look at the city, forever changing, forever threatened and forever remaining the same.
Here clearly can see two lines in the life of mankind. One is the life of all the people below; the other is the life line of those who built Notre Dame. Looking down from these towers you feel that the real history of mankind, worthy of mention, and there is a story of the builders of Notre Dame, and not those who pass by. And you realize that these two stories are incompatible. Continue reading
Most of all while traveling in Vienna, I liked the Cathedral of St. Stephen. The building is very impressive — it is large and beautiful. We stumbled on it by accident while walking which certainly impressed the. The first thing we saw was the Parking lot of hired carriages — horse-drawn carriage.
From inside the Cathedral to see us, unfortunately failed. There was some kind of service. So we looked at it from the outside.
I love beautiful panoramic views. This Cathedral has two towers North and South. It is from them you can enjoy views of the city. We were not lucky North tower (with Elevator) was closed. And we went to the South. The entrance is three and a half euros. Pleasure in the very little rise so as to climb high, the stairs narrow and winding and entertain no. But the sight is amazing!
Loved the mosaics on the roof. Near colored tile looks very not usually. The roof is unique. God knows how much work it took to put an incredible amount of these tiles. Continue reading
In the old days, when in kindergartens virgins were not only waspada nanny, right on the shore stood and worked Vitebsk furniture factory, whose remains You confused with the ancient Simboloj, namely forty years ago, these remains were originally built as a kind of springboard on which to barges dumped the waste production, but it was not long. Then they took out the railroad, but for some reason, I don’t know. There’s even ten years ago there were three small islets on which could fit a few people for fishing (because of a difference in bottom topography and sunken logs there were plenty of pike). As for the remains of the right side of the beach, they are built for the needs of Kim for not crumbled the shore for in the place where the two photos you can see kruglosutochnye (in the lane language the Fifth utility – Tonneau) for the needs of factories get water for the dyeing workshop. In ancient times, when at the mill the elder was Baseco people from port sailed on barges and specially there was cleaning the bottom, so the depth was 5 to 6 metres and we dived her head and wasn’t afraid to stick to the bottom). Now everything has gone down in history as the USSR and these two factories. Continue reading