The monument city, the contrasting city of Riga, the capital of the Baltic state of Latvia, is comfortably located on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Riga is a beautiful ancient city where you can have a great rest, get enough impressions, taste traditional dishes in cozy national restaurants and have a good time. The mere fact that the Old Town of Riga with its pearl – the historic Town Hall Square – is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, already suggests that every self-respecting traveler should definitely visit here.
Riga is a great weekend destination. In a couple of days you can explore the main local sights, and at the same time you will not be bored! It is best to start your journey through this beautiful city, of course, from the Old Town and Town Hall Square. The 26-meter Powder Tower, which performed protective functions in the 13th century and is now adorning the city, is noteworthy here. The three-meter-thick building with stone walls was part of the city’s citadel, and today the tower has an exposition of the Military Museum. Continue reading
Today, Egypt is the most popular resort country, which many people in our country choose for vacation. And this is not surprising, because in all Egyptian hotels the “All Inclusive” system operates, the beaches are equipped for a comfortable stay, all kinds of entertainments for adults and children are carefully thought out. But most choose Egypt because of the unique Red Sea, which attracts fans of diving and snorkeling with its unique reefs with underwater inhabitants, unique in their beauty and color.
You can travel in the underwater kingdom of the Red Sea at any time of the year: here, sea water is always crystal clear, warm and at least twenty degrees. And, since coral reefs stretch along the entire coast of Egypt, all coastal hotel areas are equipped convenient for divers and divers with snorkeling pontoons for entering the water. Continue reading
The Israelis are already visible on the plane, even if it is the board of the UIA, and not El-Al. Everyone who has lived in Israel for at least a few years, has a peculiar “Hebrew” intonation – a little chanted. Children are noisy and direct, young women neglect bright makeup and high heels, but keep confident, elderly ladies and gentlemen – in comfortable shoes, clothes in sports style and with modern smartphones that talk with grandchildren, interfering with Russian and Hebrew: “Bededer, Danya, motek (Danya, honey, everything is all right)! Grandma is coming soon. ”
In Hebrew, however, they don’t come to Israel, or to Eretz Yisrael (the Land of Israel), but “rise” or “rise”. In the case of an airplane – very true. By the way, in the Country itself, one city was awarded the same honor – Jerusalem. Which, in addition to tradition, is explained by its geographical location: it was built in the Judean mountains (compared to the low Alps, 800 meters on average, but still). Continue reading