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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
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 … Yes, but for some reason, again and again, leaving the workplace for a week or two, many “labor shock workers” for days on end only “seal” on the beach or can not disconnect from work issues. As a result, they return to their everyday rhythm, whining, they say, the vacation flew by unnoticed, as if there was none at all. Ha! There are several ideas on how to turn beach degradation into relaxation with the benefits of health, mind and your instagram.
Rest with meaning: yoga tours, field trainings, educational tourism
A typical problem of “invisible” vacation is its hollowness and uniformity. If you spend all days off in one place, don’t do anything special, communicate in a narrow circle, then two weeks feel like two days. But what if you take a vacation with a meaning: not just wallow on a deck chair or check in near the monuments, but learn something new, master some techniques that will make your vacation more interesting and useful in everyday life ?! And here’s what: when the pastime is saturated with a change of locations, acquaintances, thrills, when you try something unusual, gain new skills and knowledge, then it seems that half a life has fit in two weeks. Continue reading