How beautiful this world is!

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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Mysterious hemisphere in Yakutia
In northwestern Yakutia in the Upper Vilyui river stretches difficult terrain with traces of some grandiose cataclysms: a continuous fall of the old forest, and scattered all around rubble stretching…

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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 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 megalithic temples of Malta: the oldest megaliths in history

Fast forward to the Maltese archipelago. One of the favorite places for tourists has long been considered a place of historic significance. Here are some of the most ancient mysterious megalithic structures of mankind – the megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo.

Amazing the age of the buildings

The true history of the local ancient inhabitants currently unknown. It is impossible to say who exactly they were, what purpose did it travel to the Islands, but the construction of these skilled craftsmen are still standing today.

Scientists believe that the origins of the civilization of the Maltese builders takes about 7000 years ago. For the most part it was a Neolithic culture – all the buildings made of stone. But about total isolation of the residents say no, it is believed that they had developed trade relations with the European part, in particular with Italy. Continue reading

Megalithic structures. Malta

Clay and metal items, found in the upper layers of the dungeons Hal o Saflieni, belong to the bronze age.

Terracotta statuette of Hal o Saflieni

Standard plan megalithic temple

Later and less artistically valuable, they noted the influence of Aegean art.

From the looks of these products are made not aliens, but natives of Sicily: ceramic with incised pattern of red and white colors similar to the objects of the Neolithic cultures of Western Europe.

Ancient architecture – the most valuable part of the prehistoric heritage in Malta is presented in the open-air museums, which are all Islands in the archipelago. Megalithic sanctuaries of Malta belong to the Neolithic and Chalcolithic. The most interesting of all the monuments discovered on the territory of Europe, they are cut in rock or built of local limestone. Separate buildings constructed around 6 thousand years ago, there appeared before the Egyptian pyramids, until recently, considered the first man-made constructions on Earth. Megaliths (from the Greek. and megas lithos – “big stone”) 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