Arrival in calgary – the center of economic growth in Canada, the most dynamic city in North America. A short tour on the way from the airport to the hotel. Check in to hotel. A free evening.
Departure from calgary to the East. Excursion to the world’s largest paleontological Museum, skeletons and artifacts more than a thousand dinosaurs. Other local attractions – the valley of the mushroom rocks, tour old mine, road with bridges 11…
Dinner in the saloon “Last chance” – the flavor of the North American heartland, in an old cowboy style.
I must say that this Last chance – the place is not touristic, it’s actually such a rural restaurant where local people gather, rest… the place is absolutely politically incorrect, beer in one-litre jars provide the raw steaks for you and light a barbecue shelter that each had grilled the way he likes. Customers under such an atmosphere and surroundings ALWAYS drink, and in the group between themselves and with the guide installed the correct relationship to the remainder of the trip, and often after it. Continue reading
The Mirage has long been perceived as a normal, natural, real. Any physicist, even not most skilled, can explain the nature of this phenomenon is literally “on fingers”. The mystery of mirages is that they arise unpredictable and also display anything.
One of the places on the planet where you can see various mirages, is a well-known lake Baikal, is surrounded by mysteries and riddles. Despite the paranormality of lake Baikal, mirages on site wonder only the tourists, but the locals have long been taking them for granted. It is not strange, because the Mirage near lake Baikal appears quite often. For example, the inhabitants of coastal settlements see mirages from 2 to 16 times a year. Often they display the opposite shore, rocks, trees. The most extensive and strange mirages on Baikal are those where you can see outlying villages, their homes, and even people. Mirages above the lake observed in 1957, scientist V. Lamakin, who for long time was engaged in the study of lake Baikal. He saw in the sky above the lake by a passing passenger train TRANS-Siberian railway.
In extremely rare cases, the lake is even more striking. Sometimes, in the worlds above it can be seen areas located thousands of kilometers away from lake Baikal.
For example, in 1905, Continue reading
The trip to Kyrgyzstan, lake Issyk-Kul, and even with children, it is a real challenge. People for hours to pass the border. The children sleep on the bags, while the parents stand in the queue to the window.
The trip to Kyrgyzstan, lake Issyk-Kul, and even with children, it is a real challenge. People for hours to pass the border. The children sleep on the bags, while the parents stand in the queue to the window border . the newspaper “Caravan”.
Then tourists with bags on foot to overcome the ill-fated 500 meters of neutral territory. And on the way back they are searched like criminals…
But it happens differently, a human being!
For several years now we go to Issyk-Kul, literally storming the border. And so accustomed to it, they think that the way it should be. Got used to the queues to the window, behind which sits Oh-Oh-Oh-Oh-very slow the guard. Resigned to the fact that tourists are kicked out of the bus, despite the fact that it’s night outside and many children. Sleepy babies cry, moms on edge, trying to calm them down, frantically looking for papers… And still have bags from the Luggage pick up – inspection, you know… the bus get the Luggage, and the poor guy rest, like beasts of burden, forced to go on the border.
That Continue reading