The burning mountain of Yanardag (116 m) is considered one of the main attractions of the Absheron Peninsula. It is located in the small village of Mehemmedi, near Baku. This area has been known since ancient times for the release of natural gas from the earth, and when it comes into contact with oxygen, natural combustion occurs. This phenomenon was considered a divine mystery and attracted fire worshipers from all over the world. They built their temples here on sacred lights, one of which is the world-famous Ateshgah, preserved to this day.
The slope of Mount Yanardag has been engulfed in flames day and night for thousands of years. The natural fire of Yanardag is caused by the leakage of combustible natural gas from a large field under the Absheron peninsula. The ignition of this fire occurred in antiquity, and Marco Polo was mentioned. When lit up, it gives the impression that the mountain is burning. The famous Alexander Dumas, who visited here in 1858, also mentioned these places. Continue reading
The mountains. What could be more picturesque than these are huge “giants”. And the most beautiful mountains are located in Kislovodsk.
The Stavropol Territory is famous not only for its nature, but also for its mineral waters.
I advise people suffering from stomach pain and other diseases to go to this resort city. He is not big. But you can walk on it endlessly.
The station there is located in the center. Therefore, having arrived there, you can quickly get to the place of settlement.
You can live there either in a sanatorium or rent an apartment. Those wishing to receive treatment, in addition to mineral water, it is better to buy a ticket to the sanatorium in advance. And for fans just to walk and drink mineral water it will be more profitable to rent just an apartment. But in any case, you will not be left without housing, because as soon as you get off the train, they will immediately offer you housing. Continue reading
Any trip in almost any direction can be both expensive and very cheap. So, what needs to be done to significantly reduce the budget of any trip. Tips from the experienced traveler Elena Al Amin.
Choose a time.
If you are not a teacher or teacher, whose vacation most often falls on the highest season – summer, then plan trips abroad at this time. In April or September-October, rest in Europe is cheaper and fewer tourist crowds. By the way, in the fall in the Mediterranean countries it is still quite warm, but not hot anymore and, as a rule, you can calmly swim.
For Asia, the high season is just winter, so October-November or February-March will be the best choice.
Well, if you can only relax in the summer, then just in June-August the low season is in Thailand, the Philippines and Bali. In this “off season” it is quite comfortable to relax here. Continue reading