24 January, 2020

    The couple decided to show their 4-year-old son Europe and drove 28,000 kilometers

    Family photo in Scotland Vladimir bathes in Austria. Food prepared in nature, the best in the world. Dad plays with his son next to the tent. On the ferry they cross from Estonia to Finland, the next country on their list. Overnight in Finland and its endless departures to Finland. sky, roads The beautiful Lofoten Islands in Norway So began the morning of a young family in England The old Irish castle Dunagor Another camp, but now in France Colorful Porto, Portugal What could be more wonderful than meeting the dawn in Spain Four-year-old Vladimir meets wild monkeys in Morocco The Barbu family crosses a sandstorm in the Sahara On the edge of the Sahara - Merzouga Hot night in Morocco: travelers get ready for sleep on the hotel roof In Marrakesh, the fourth largest city of Morocco On a ferry sail from Morocco to Spain Fantastic Stelvio, Italy Greece was the last country on their list of adventures Mihai sticks the last sticker on a motorcycle And this is how the map of their extraordinary journey looked ...
    • Floating forest in Rotterdam is a fantasy that is being realized

      "The Bobbing Forest will be created from existing materials," the project webpage says. would have been thrown away, but now the Department of Public Works is sending them to Bomendepot. " ...
    • Scientists have found in which countries the highest level of alcohol consumption

      Despite the fact that the production and use of alcohol-containing drinks as an integral part of the cultures of many peoples of our planet originated in ancient times, today alcohol is considered one of the factors that increase the risk of premature death and the development of serious diseases. For this reason, experts regularly monitor data on the level of alcohol consumption in different regions of the world. ...
    • The second life of New Year trees: what can be done from unnecessary Christmas trees

      After the end of the New Year and Christmas holidays, millions of holiday firs, pines and firs are sent to landfills around the world. Useful plant materials slowly decompose, polluting the atmosphere with greenhouse gases, which are abundant even without them. In many countries there are special programs for collecting unnecessary New Year trees, which after processing turn into compost, sawdust, vitamin feed for animals or fuel briquettes. ...
    • Why elephants don't get cancer

      According to statistics, the largest terrestrial mammals die from oncology in only 5 percent of cases. For comparison, in humans this figure is at least 25 percent. And although it is believed that the larger the creature, the greater the chance of getting sick, elephants are either an exception or a clear refutation of this theory. ...
    • 21 interesting snapshots of how people move around the world

      Some people are fortunate enough to live within walking distance of their work. Many work remotely and do not part with home comfort at all. But the rest of the world must somehow get to the office. From public transport to donkey-drawn bicycles and carts, let's see how it is customary to travel long distances in different countries of the world. ...
    • Atmospheric and characterful: epic shots taken by real estate agents

      If you could buy your dream home now, what would it be? A small rural house, comfortably hidden in a secluded area, or a luxurious multi-level apartment on the main street of the metropolis? Would you equip a classic interior or reflect all the hottest trends in it? Dreaming about your ideal home is very pleasant, but sometimes the harsh reality of real estate advertisements mercilessly returns us to the land. ...
    • Why in the USSR milk was given out at enterprises as “harmful”

      Many people remember that in the USSR milk was given out to workers in hazardous and hazardous industries, and this practice was shortly called: "milk for harmfulness." But why milk, and how it helped to cope with the consequences of unhealthy working conditions, we will tell in our review. It turns out that initially it was supposed to give milk to the starving employees of the Putilov factory in Petrograd (now St. Petersburg), about which a corresponding decree was signed in 1918. ...
    • How the "Prince of charlatans" James Graham earned electricity

      James Graham, founder of the Temple of Health, was able to capitalize on his ability to stage shows and feel fashion trends. Imagine the end of the 18th century. The public sought to attend an exhibition of solar microscopes. The miniature world was projected onto the wall like a magical light show. Ladies and gentlemen may have witnessed the creation and operation of Sir William Hamilton's apparatus. ...
    • How today one of the wonders of the world looks - the Alexandria lighthouse

      The Lighthouse of Alexandria, or Faros, was laid by Alexander the Great after the conquest of Egypt in the 4th century BC. Built in 283 under Ptolemy II, having a height of about 120 meters, the lighthouse became one of the grandest structures of the Ancient World. However, having stood for almost 2000 years, the lighthouse was still destroyed, and here is what this place looks like now. ...
    • What to do if you are robbed abroad?

      You are abroad. You do not know the language. And you were robbed. Passport, money, cards - everything has disappeared! What to do? Certainly one should not panic and cry: you cannot help this. But the next 6 steps will be very effective and useful in such a desperate situation. In fact, there are seven useful recommendations, since here is a short list of what you should take with you on a trip and keep it in a safe place during your trip. ...
    • Photographer takes squirrels in the images of Olympic athletes

      Photographer Geert Weggen admires the most ordinary red squirrels, as well as their ability to cope with the daily difficulties and challenges that life presents them. For 5 years, a man lured brisk animals into his garden with food to make these funny photos. In addition to refreshments, Weggen provided the squirrels with the opportunity to frolic with miniature accessories for winter sports and received just wonderful shots! ...
    • Kandolhu Island Resort realizes all your dreams!

      Everyone wants to settle on a personal island for at least a few days, and Kandolhu Island Resort provides such a rare opportunity. It is designed for only 50 villas equipped with the latest technology. If you are traveling alone, the best choice is a two-story house with its own pool and ocean views. ...
    • Game over: Las Vegas entertainment industry on the brink of death due to lack of water

      Las Vegas is one of the most popular US cities among tourists. 40 million tourists visit this paradise with casinos and entertainment every year. But all this luxury and splendor, despite the multimillion-dollar profits, turned into an unsolvable problem for the authorities of the State of Nevada. The fact is that Las Vegas, located in a hot desert, consumes too much water and its reserves are coming to an end. ...
    • Alphonse Mucha, Gilbert Stewart: who created the most beautiful bills in history

      Love to consider money? Money is not only useful, but also wonderful. Most of us are primarily interested in their face value, but, in addition, they are works of art. Many prominent brush masters did not hesitate to make money. From the "founder of modernism" Alfons Mucha to the American Gilbert Stewart. ...
    • At first we thought it was a temple or a palace, but when we found out the truth, our jaws dropped!

      India is famous all over the world for its incredibly rich architectural heritage: the ancient temples and magnificent palaces in this country are truly incomparable. Having seen these pictures, we first thought that they depicted religious buildings, but what was our surprise when it turned out that the photo shows unique ancient underground wells! ...
    • He managed to capture the eruption of a volcano under the Milky Way in Guatemala

      Dutch landscape photographer Albert Dros is infinitely passionate about nature. He visited Guatemala a few weeks ago. His goal was to capture the eruption of the active volcano Fuego on the outskirts of the small town of Antigua Guatemala. However, the idea was not just to capture the erupting volcano, but to do it against the backdrop of the stunning Milky Way. ...