How to fly in comfort: useful life hacks
For many people, air travel brings a lot of inconvenience. But there are some tips that you should take note for a comfortable and tireless flight. On my own, I…

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Thailand Travel Information
Thailand is a country of a thousand smiles! These are not just words. As soon as you first get off the plane, landed in Thailand, you will immediately feel it.…

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10 most beautiful castles in France
There are hundreds of castles in France, many of which were built in the ancient Middle Ages. But which ones are the best? Turprom has compiled for you a special…

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Museum of Mummies in Mexico: Panopticon of Death

The mummy museum in the Mexican city of Guanajuato is a tourist attraction that causes conflicting emotions. The main exhibits of the museum are the bodies of people who died in a 100-year period (from the 30s of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th century), displayed under glass windows. Mummification of corpses occurred naturally, due to the arid climate and soil composition. The museum’s fund consists of 111 mummified bodies, but only half are displayed in the halls.

In 1865, the city authorities issued a decree under which each grave was taxed. Relatives of the deceased were required to pay a certain amount for extending the stay of the dead in the cemetery. In those cases when relatives refused to pay or were absent in principle, the cemetery workers opened the graves and exhumed the corpses. Many of the bodies were well preserved – there were hair, teeth and nails, and some even had clothes and shoes, and therefore were demolished in a separate room. Continue reading

“Come here!”
Traveling is my passion. I often speak and write about how useful it is to be a wanderer: to open unprecedented horizons, experience new sensations, touch the history of other…

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How to spend a vacation with benefits for the brain, body and soul
They say that stupid vacation tires work worse. They say that rest is a change of activity. They say investment in travel is an investment in yourself. They say ...…

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What to do in Bangkok?
Thailand is considered to be a traditional country of beach relaxation, where on the picturesque islands among palm trees you feel like in a Bounty advertisement. But the opportunities for…

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Holidays in Egypt for the New Year
Egypt even in winter attracts travelers. By choosing the right resort, you can plunge into the sea, sunbathe, explore the rich underwater world of the Red Sea. History connoisseurs will…

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