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Lake Vulismeni

Once was a freshwater lake Vulismeni, then it is connected with the sea, and the water in it was the salt. Lake shrouded in an aura of myths and legends that claim here loved to swim and bask in the sun lovely Athena and her friend Diana. Lake ordinary people threatened with death because they had no bottom. Some truth in this, as in the center of the reservoir reaches a depth of 65 meters.

Lake Vulismeni

Lake Vulismeni

Lakebed Vulismeni – present cemetery of German arms. Locals threw him after the war there. From the west Vulismeni surrounds impregnable rock, and its east coast – Focus night life resort of Agios Nikolaos. more »

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Singapore – city stringent laws

Singapore – a special case. Singapore – this city, island and country simultaneously. It has no natural resources. Singapore could become one of the wealthiest and most developed cities on the planet. And probably can not call yourself a desperate traveler, if not seen any of the most amazing cities in the world and paradoxical.

Singapore

Singapore

It just amazes harsh law and order. For most Europeans, they seem monstrous and not possible for life, but for the citizens are an everyday norm. So before you make a trip to this beautiful state should get to know the laws and regulations. Many offenses in this city shall be punished by death. This penalty applies not only to locals but also for tourists. more »

Palace of the Grand Masters

City of Rhodes in Greece consists of two parts – the New Town and medieval. Medieval city walls guard, and he, in turn, is divided into two parts. One part is called Kollakio, another – Chora. These parts are separated by an internal wall.

In Hora once housed houses, shopping center, a synagogue, a Catholic church, the Orthodox church, public buildings and military barracks. And Kollako lived knights, who is also his and built.

Palace of the Grand Masters

Palace of the Grand Masters

Here and today majestic Palace of the Grand Masters, and another grand temple and houses of the Order of the Knights.

Palace of the Grand Masters of the locals called Castello. It is located at the end of the street Ippoton, which translated means “Knights”. Palace impresses with its size. This is a magnificent and well-fortified building was the administrative center of the knights. Palace of the Grand Masters was built in the fourteenth century. After the capture of Turkish troops palace was destroyed by an explosion of gunpowder that was stored in the basement. Italians restored it in 1938.

Today it is a museum, furniture and artifacts that date back to the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. There is lovely statues, vases and mosaics belonging to Hellenic and Roman era. It is assumed that the palace served as the foundation of an ancient temple dedicated to the god Helios.

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