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Champs Elysees in Paris

Going to Paris and not go to the famous Champs-Elysees – it’s at least a big mistake. Compared with the long history of all Paris, Champs Elysees – a relatively young street. Yes, yes! That street, instead of the whole field as one might think based on its name. Once upon a time there stretched withered arm of the river Seine, and was quite moorland, so there in a heartbeat were kings to hunt ducks.

Elysian fields

Elysian fields

Today, the Champs-Elysees – it’s one of the most suitable places in Paris for military parades. Here comes a large number of Parisians and visitors to the city to participate in the festivities dedicated to the various national holidays. more »

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All about religious travel

It is not necessary to become a pilgrim, in order to go on a journey to religious shrines. These extraordinarily beautiful place and literally breathe history.

Ruins of Ephesus

Ruins of Ephesus

In the footsteps of the Apostle Paul, Greece and Turkey
Following the apostle Paul could make a great and very informative tour. Strengthen its worth in Turkey, not very large settlement of Tarsus, the birthplace of the saint. And from there heading to Ephesus. Ruins of Ephesus are located 3 km from the progressive town of Selcuk. In addition to numerous ancient ruins, the city is renowned for being here to read his sermon apostle traveler. From Ephesus, followed by St. Paul, go to Greece to Rhodes, where he continued his own sermons, and from there to another island – Lindos. Not very large comfortable bay marked away white church – the very place where Paul went ashore. more »

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Valencia’s sights

Spain – a great and wonderful country. It is the birthplace of Don Quixote and fiery Dolores Ibarruri. Even the names of the cities make attention and excite the minds of many people: Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Guadalajara, Granada, Malaga, Zaragoza, Toledo, etc.

In this small, but very useful article, we will introduce you to the history of the big city in Spain – Valencia.

Town Hall Square (Plaza del Ayuntamiento)

Town Hall Square (Plaza del Ayuntamiento)

Valencia, Madrid and Barcelona after the third-largest and largest city of Spain. As well as many other cities, Valencia has an amazing history, a variety of unique locations and different sights. more »

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