The town of Folkestone in the past few important fishing village on the coast of the Channel (sometimes called the Dover Strait). Change came to the early 19th century, when there built railway station and the port through which the ferries trains were directed to the European mainland (to the French port of Boulogne).
Entry point to trek around eight-thousand high Manaslu is the village called Agurhat. We arrived here after a strenuous journey by bus was dark and we had some time to look for accommodation. The first place where we asked was already full, but we soon got free room in a small hotel (loggia) and could be accommodated.
City, where man gets confused feelings. Charming markets, and yet beautiful architecture alien to us, the people who live by other values than we do, treacherous slippery stone walkways in the alleys or gloomy atmosphere that didn´t melt away even after so many years since the war. All this can be experienced in a town that seemed to not exceed the threshold of the 21st century.
On the departure day trek around Manaslu we have with our guide Hari met at the bus station. Hari is 38 years old and nationalities Gurung. Although I read that these people live mainly in the Annapurna area, Hari said that his native village is situated in the Everest.
The journey from Prague to Kathmandu was quite lengthy and tedious. First, we had two long transfers, and secondly we had to undergo in Delhi incredible safety procedures.
I visited one of the ten most beautiful island in the world ...
One March day we were with friends roamed the Ore Mountains, and in talking about everything was his turn to our favourite topic - travel. I am very sorry that I can this year due to various obligations set out on a long journey.
In this article you will find out something about one hundred and first department of France, which lies near Madagascar.
I was one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world... Taking the bus to the Croatian port of Split from Bratislava lasted approximately 12 hours. Luckily it was that the island is almost at the very south of Croatia, and the number of passengers slightly exceeded the number 20. So in the bus each passenger had two seats, and that is real luxury.
Today we will look into one of the Caribbean island paradises, which, is similar like others, highly touched by European colonial influence.
Centre of Madrid is rich for interesting places, cultural and social events and the beautiful art treasures. One of them is the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Real de la Almudena, situated close to the royal palace. It represents a mixture of neo-classicist, Gothic and Romanesque styles. It is interesting valuable stained glass, paintings and two cross-shaped ships.
Let´s visit the only island state in the Middle East.
Huge almost 350 hectares area, a number of charming nooks, adapted shrubs, flower beds, shady forest and the sun-heated artificial lake with romantic boats, rare statues and memorials or musicians. Such is the Madrid Retiro Park. Lots of visitors come there to find a respite, a romantic atmosphere, opportunities for active sports or cultural enrichment.
British beaches are not exactly the place where we can spend hot summer days by the ocean, for the Anguilla yes. And what's wrong with it then have?
The last and final part of our journey around the island we will finish in places where I had the opportunity to spend summer holidays - Limni Keri.
Zurich means for tourists primarily city of Limmat River and slightly high, but more beautiful historic centre. But for the Swiss is primarily of financial capital across the country. If Zurich fell down, and would fell the all Swiss economy, almost as famous as their watches.
Vienna is one of the places that look like tourists - for its attractiveness and charm. It offers much, so won't bored there certainly will not. But who wants to feel like a fairy tale and relax in a beautiful park full of fountains modified, it should forget visit the baroque Belvedere palace.
The most visited islands in the Gulf of Venice is a picturesque island Burano. Although it is not famous by such historic landmarks as Venice itself, where tourists are attracted especially colorful atmosphere quiet town and local products lace tradition.
In the UK you can see many buildings, which gives a deep admiration. One of them is the famous chapel of King's College Chapel, which today's article will be about.
Ukraine, as one of the union republics of the USSR, was a direct witness to the atrocities that communist regime committed on its inhabitants. Ukraine left to build an impressive monument that reminds one of the greatest crimes in history.
The Venice lagoon is allegedly hiding 118 large and small islands. Some of them are mutually connected by bridges, and from ancient times were created interesting settlements, protected by deep water and treacherous swamps from enemies. Some islands lies a little sideways from the historical monuments in the heart of Venice, but lots of them it is nice to visit yet.
Michajlovsky temple is one of the most prominent temples not only in Kiev but also in Ukraine.
Cracow was Polish capital in past. Now, this city belongs to most beautiful architectonical jewels of Europe. The whole town is respiring with Middle Age, and such impression is stressed even with unusual big number of green surface which is frequently missing in big towns.
If you decide, visiting Switzerland, to travel to Jungfrau Peak, so, would you take in mind that you need favourable weather conditions and enough time for your trip. Let´s start our journey with Swiss Railways to the highest placed railway station of the Europe!
Malta is an island county situated in the Mediterranean Sea 95 km south of the Sicily island (Italy) and 290 km from Tunis. The largest island are: Malta, Gonzo, Comino, Filfla, Manoel, Cominotto, Island of St. Paul. The total surface area is 316 km².
Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.