Rome – history and sights of the city
The city of Rome, the capital of Italy and the administrative center of the provinces of Rome and Lazio, is located on the Tiber River, 28 km from its confluence with the sea.
The population is about 2.8 million people. The city has metro and airports – the Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino International Airport and the smaller Ciampino Airport. Economic and industrial priorities are the chemical, printing, furniture, pharmaceutical and food industries, as well as applied art and the film industry.
One of the city’s largest tourist attractions is the “State in the City,” the Vatican. Continue reading
Chile is the first in this ranking – the country with the highest recorded number of UFO sightings. Due to its low humidity, mountain ranges and clear skies with little pollution, Chile has become a favorite among UFO seekers from around the world. An abnormal phenomena research committee officially operates in this country, a government body that studies unidentified aerial phenomena under the control of the Chilean Air Force.
Among the UFO attractions that can be visited in Chile there are also observatories – such as the Atacama Desert, the ESO Paranal Observatory, which tourists can book on weekends, the ALMA Observatory in northern Chile, which is also open to visitors and tourists. In addition, the expert lists famous UFO landing sites, such as the area of Saint-Clemente in Chile, where hundreds of UFO sightings are reported. Continue reading
To Cairo: Following the Trail of the Holy Family
In recent years, the Ministry of Tourism and the Coptic Church of Egypt have been actively promoting and developing a pilgrimage tour – the route of the holy family. It is proposed to walk through the baby Jesus, Virgin Mary and Joseph, who were in Egypt for several years, hiding from King Herod. The route itself stretches from North Sinai through Cairo and its suburbs to the city of Asyut, includes 25 revered places, it will take 5-8 days to fully travel the entire route (excluding North Sinai for security reasons).
Cairo and its districts occupy a significant part of the route, it begins with a visit to the tree of the Virgin Mary in Mataria, a branchy evergreen sycamore tree, in the shadow of which the Holy Family stopped to rest. The tree is not allowed to die and shoots are constantly planted, the last time it was done in 1906. Continue reading