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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The interior of Reims Cathedral
Gothic architecture — the period of development of Western European and Central European architecture, appropriate Mature and late middle Ages (late twelfth to early sixteenth century). Gothic architecture replaced the…

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In the Syrian desert discovered mysterious structures

Robert Mason of the Royal Ontario Museum (Canada) discovered in Syria, a mysterious stone circles and other features of the landscape that look as if they created people.

“They don’t have impressive size, as some of the megaliths, but they are clearly deliberately aligned, and therefore very interesting,” — said the archaeologist who first stumbled on them in 2009 near the monastery of Deir Mar Musa (Saint. Moses the Abyssinian), which is approximately 80 km North of Damascus.

A pile of stones (stage construction) and stone circle (here and below the photo of Robert Mason).

Alas, the tense situation in Syria have hindered excavation. A preliminary analysis of fragments of stone tools, are scattered in this area, put this date in their Neolithic and early bronze age of 6-10 thousand years ago.

According to Mr. Mason, the stones are positioned to stand out amid the empty landscape. Nearby there is nothing that would indicate a settlement. This is unusual, because the Neolithic people, as a rule, buried the dead and 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