In Mexico found the entrance to the underworld
A real discovery in the spirit of adventure of James Fenimore Cooper made archaeologists in the ancient city of Teotihuacan (Mexico). Under the pyramidal temple of the Feathered Serpent (Quetzalcoatl)…

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Gothic architecture
Since the second half of the XII century in Western Europe, and especially in Northern France, there is a new style of architecture, radically different from the Romanesque and Gothic…

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Wonders of the world:the Cathedral of Notre Dame (Notre – Dame de Paris)

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

A Grand Gothic Cathedral in the Central square of Vienna

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

Mysterious place near Moscow – Sesmara

Among the mysterious places of Moscow suburbs Husmor occupies a special place.

There is almost everything that stirs the imagination of adventurers: of the abnormal area, where people disappear, change over time, appear mysterious atmospheric phenomena, anomalies of flora and fauna, the ancient pre-Christian legends about the temple of the serpent, and the mysterious and terrible snake moth…. If you plan to stay in the suburbs. you should spend a couple of days to explore this amazing place.

So, let’s order….

Sesmar is located in Meshchora, in the district lying to the North of the railway station Cherusti.

Of it was preserved mention in documents of the twelfth century, but the exact location of Rushmore on these documents cannot be determined.

The only contemporary witness who saw with his own eyes a pagan temple (or thinks he saw), a hunter living in the village of Pustosha, N. Eagles. Continue reading

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