The country of Croatia is full of strange sights worthy of attention. Starting with passenger wrecks of the Titanic times and ending with traces of brontosaurs. Some of these interesting places are located on land, some under water.
The sunken ship “Baron Gauch”
The story of how the elegant Baron Gauch passenger liner went under water during World War II partially recalls the fate of the Titanic. The ship began its last journey from Kotor, Montenegro, heading to the port of Trieste. The ship transported refugees and military personnel. The fate of the vehicle is very tragic and associated with a stupid mistake: while the ship’s captain was sleeping, his deputy was having lunch, an inexperienced intern ignored the warning about the minefield laid down by the Austro-Hungarian troops. Killed 147 people. The liner crashed 40 kilometers from Brijuni Island. This place is popular with divers Pula and Porec. Continue reading
Noisy Barcelona, colorful Seville – the most famous cities in Spain, attracting tourists en masse. But in addition to the most popular holiday destinations, in this country there are a number of real pearls that only avid travel lovers know about. All cities in Spain are distinctive: those that experienced their heyday during the Renaissance, are significantly different from those that for many centuries were ruled by the Moors or Visigoths. Visiting these unique places, tourists find a new, hitherto unknown Spain.
Located in central Spain, Salamanca owes its breathtaking beauty to the sandstone buildings quarried nearby. At sunset, the rays of the sun illuminate the buildings, so Salamanca is also called the “golden city”. Continue reading
1. Split, Croatia
A town on the Adriatic coast is the perfect combination of natural and artificial beauty. In 305 BC, the Roman emperor Diocletian used this place to restore strength after the bustling Rome. He built a rich palace here, which has become a familiar part of the historic city center. A traveler can walk along the Riva embankment, climb a nearby hill and enjoy the city view or relax on the beach.
2. Lake Bled, Slovenia
Lake Bled seemed to come from fairy tales. The deep blue lake framed by the Alps, with a picturesque church on an island in the middle, has truly become one of the pearls of Slovenia. Having hired a boat, the traveler will reach a small island, where he will most likely get to a local wedding. According to tradition, the groom carries the bride in her arms through all the steps of the church to make a wish inside. It is considered a good sign if the newlyweds find the chime of bells holding hands. Continue reading
The jewel of Indonesia, Bali, is known to many tourists thanks to a series of luxury hotels and a promenade with clean sand and the azure sea. But if the tourist goes deep into the island, then he will meet mystical ancient temples and cult rice fields of Ubud. Here you can see the perfect different face of Bali.
Ubud has been the cultural capital of Bali since 1930. When traveling in Indonesia, be sure to include it in your itinerary.
The combination of gourmet exotic food, art, beauty and traditional local culture has attracted tourists for years. How to get to know the city better?
Little Ubud has an impressive number of restaurants and cafes serving exciting culinary delights. Continue reading
The oyster season (the time when they are readily available and taste great) lasts from September to April. Gourmets, however, are accustomed to expect October, when refined and tasty varieties appear on the menu. This is due to the fact that summer is a great time for small mollusks to gain weight, and there are fewer problems with bacterial infections in the winter and autumn. The French adore oysters. And just the peak of the use of this delicacy falls on the celebration of the New Year and Christmas. Therefore, going to France in the fall, be sure to try this delicious delicacy!
Oysters are classified by size. When purchasing this delicacy, pay attention to the number from 0 to 5 for volume oysters and from 0 to 6 for oysters with a flat shell.
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