The tenth day of our journey we made a trek in Sierra Nevada Mountains and climbed up to the top of Veleta (3392 m), the second greatest peak of Spain.
A picturesque Slovak countryside is to be characterized by extraordinary high number of castles. According to some statistics, its density there is the highest one in Europe! If we could put down all buildings, including those that ceased to exist, where it could be difficult to discover some stones at leats, its number could reach two hundred units!
We decided that for Cusco sightseeing, including environs, will be reserved the whole day. In the evening, Markéta and Pepa left us, in order to visit Pisac, as they had time enough for such excursion. The rest of our group decided to transfer to Titicaca Lake.
St. Stephen's Dome belongs to most visited Vienna sightseeings. We would like to make you acquaintance with this monument which offers, except others, unique town's outlook.
A visit of Alhambra, proud of Granada and the whole Spain at the same time.
A moment of departure from Machu Picchu came. Before a week, I manifested a satisfaction with a fact that I would bring back some dollars home, but at present, I would not be sure that some money remain me at all.
Do you know which monuments are to be found in the town of Esztergom? You find there St Stephen Basilica, of course. But, irrespective of its exceptionality, the town can offer you another place of interest. You can easily see Slovakia, directly from Hungarian part!
Wandering along south part of Iceland in east direction, the green hills at the coasts start to be appear, accompanied by waterfalls. These are the first one which can be admired by tourists. But, do not worry, there are pleanty of waterfalls in Iceland!
The arrival to magic Granada and our first meeting with Alhambra - historical jewel of the town.
Today, it is a moment for visit of Machu Picchu, famous world-known and most attractive locality of Peru from tourist point of view! It is holy place of Incas, discovered by Mr. Hiram Bingham. To tell the truth, I was not too enthusiastic to visit such place.
One famous public slogan says that the Ireland is rough country offering fine whiskey. Anyway, you can say it in another way. Ireland is realy rough country but with fine heart. And this fact could convince you at the coasts, when the ocean waves knock against rocks,break and create thousands of tears. The Irish Gods heal their frowns and wrongs, which the nation was forced to overcome.
Selfoss is only a small stop on the route around the island. Nevertheless, main spine of this small town is formed with most important Iceland road No. 1, enabling to drive round Iceland (despite the fact that the road is changing to gravelled way in remote parts of the country).
The seventh day of our trip was dedicated to walks in Valencia.
The third day of Salcantay trek was taken for relax day. This trip started in pleasant way. We passed along big number of omnipresent bromelias, high horse-tails, bamboo and other plants.
Bayreuther Festspiele, Markgrafliches Opernhaus and other places of interest of such locality as well as another activities, all these are offered to visitors and local inhabitants by this German town. The locality is situated in North Bavaria, on Roter Main river, easily accessible by car or by train, but also a connection by plain from near Nurenberg is also available.
The Golden Circle - this is a name for three localities, which are most attractive for tourists. You can pass it within one day, even during a couple of hours, as they are situated in reasonable distance from capital Reykjavik, and tourist buses circular there regularly.
The Saltanay Trek could be planned, according to several instructions in guide-books, for five or seven days. Anyway, our group took it for suitable within shortest time period, as all our future ways were dependent on this fact.
When making acquintance with Istria towns, small town of Rovinj could not be omitted in any case. You are recommended to visit such locality and enjoy fully local atmosphere. This fact would bring unforgettable experience to each traveller, especially, when you feel to be like in Italy in this Croatian town.
A day, spent with an unexpected excursion into nature park and a trouble in Valencia Shopping Centre.
There was Easter Monday, when we returned from Santa Cruz trek, nevertheless, all people in Huaraz worked. So, we bought tickets to Lima and tried to solve a transfer from Lima to Cuzco, and our trip continued.
Small town of Port Hardy, placed in Vancouver Island, British Colombia, is not beautiful nor interesting town at all But all lovers of nature observation would remember such locality, for sure. It is offering, not only the entrance into Cape Scott Provincial Park, but also as an experience which could not be granted in any other place.
The biggest port of South Africa is not only a target for ships of all kind but it is a goal for its golden sands, sightseeings or casinos, as well as relax place for the people from all over the world.
The 5th Day (Friday) - A Walk Throughout Barcelona - For the Second Time
The next day begun, especially for Milan, in bad way. In the morning, he found that somebody stole him little trek sticks in the night. It was not a good ascertainment, indeed.
The town of Pula is, no doubt, one of most visited places of Istria Peninsula Many tourists arrive there each year, admiring not only historical monuments but also narrow streets and local culture in general. Pula is situated in the south of peninsula, and its greatest port has big economical importance.
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