Mysterious facts
10th place: The most interesting map of the Turkish Admiral Piri Reis is the coastline of Antarctica. The map was compiled in the sixteenth century based on the Greek maps…

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Wawel castle
Wawel castle (Zamek Królewski na Wawelu), there is evidence that for many centuries Krakow was the center of the Polish state. Today visit the ancient Royal residence - a fascinating…

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Mysterious structures

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

The underground city

The landscape of this area resembles the moon. She is in Turkey, to be exact — in the valley of Goreme in Cappadocia. There appeared a very unusual tower of solidified volcanic ash, which the rain and the wind gave a variety of forms.

Only underground structures Derinkuyu count 50 two ventilation shafts and fifteen thousand inputs. Big mine reaches a depth of eighty-5 meters. The lower part of the city served as a reservoir for water. A pioneer of the underground labyrinth is sir Demir. With all this played an important role in the case. All the houses in Derinkuyu, of course, have basements that are used as refrigerators. Once sir Demir tripped on the edge of some pits and, compelled by curiosity, began to deepen…

On this day in this area, found 6 30 underground cities. Not all of them have the scope or Kaymakli Derinkuyu, but their plans have been carefully designed. People have an excellent understanding of this area, believe that there is still an unlimited amount of underground facilities. All known on this day the city’s interconnected tunnels. A connecting tunnel between Kaymakli and Derinkuyu reach a length of 10 km. Continue reading

The story of the Kiev square

The Pavlovsk garden in Kiev – it is a real mystical place, where at certain intervals of time disappear Park sculptures! Want believe, want – listen to the true story of our city.

Can a person fifty years to walk in one of Kiev’s squares, measuring by steps rough asphalt? I think not. Even with breaks for sleep, eating, going to school, Institute or University, to travel far and near. Can’t a normal person can carry half a century. But if I deny its monotonous life its approval. It’s like some kind of disease is to mentally draw endless circles in the extreme, the longest paths of the garden (the route was streamlined) – evenings, daytime, weekends and weekdays. Nothing to do, or for better sleep or for fun, or, eventually, to drink beer – occupying (for about twenty minutes-thirty), despite the discontent of pensioners, one of the garden benches.

Innates of Kiev, these green Islands in the middle of paved city called it the “gardens”.

Have to say that the garden itself is in the center of the city – on crossing of streets of Pavlovsk, Kotsyubinsky and Gogol – changes over time. Its green lawns under the old derevyankoa were densely planted all kinds of shrubs – wolf berries, hawthorn, still some unknown to me the Bush. But over the past quarter century Continue reading