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Valle d’Aosta, a tiny region in northwestern Italy, is an ideal place for those who love mountains and winter sports. There are 20 ski areas, a variety of ski slopes with a length of 800 kilometers, 156 lifts and several winter parks.
Thanks to a single Aosta Valley Skipass ticket, guests of the region will have access to all sports facilities, as well as see the majestic peaks of the Alps, surrounded by crystal clear lakes, picturesque valleys and cozy mountain villages. For example, Monte Bianco, Monte Cervino, Monte Rosa and Gran Paradiso.
In Valle d’Aosta there are several famous ski resorts with the most incredible slopes – from short routes on low slopes to long ones on glaciers. For example, Breuil-Cervinia on the border with Switzerland, La Thuile, Monte Rosa near France and Courmayeur at the foot of Monte Bianco and Pyla, which can be reached by cable car from Aosta. Continue reading
The culture of Egypt is perhaps one of the most fascinating pages in the history of mankind. It is not for nothing that Russian tourists fell in love with Egypt so much – not only for the warm Red Sea and its cheap hotels on “all inclusive”, but also for the most interesting excursions that are available at mass resorts – trips to Cairo to the famous pyramids of Giza, and trips to Luxor in the Valley of the Pharaohs and Karnak Temple. Indeed, Egyptian civilization is original. According to some ideas, reflected in Egyptian creation myths, people arose from the tears of the sun god Ra. Two main cults formed in ancient Egypt: the cult of Osiris and the cult of the sun.
For a long time, the pyramids were associated with the solar theory, since the sun in Egypt was the main deity, and the pharaoh was the son of Ra, the god of the sun. It was believed that the pyramids symbolized the frozen stream of sunlight. After all, it is known that the walls of the pyramids were lined, and they could see their dazzling radiance at a distance of many kilometers around. Continue reading
Valentine’s Day, the patron saint of all lovers, is celebrated around the world. Recently, it is customary not only to exchange valentines and give gifts, but also to go with a lover on a romantic trip. In each country there are special places where it is nice to be together and talk about feelings easily. But there are not many countries similar to Thailand that are ready to offer such a variety of options for a romantic getaway. The Moscow office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand has prepared a list of the most beautiful places worth visiting on Valentine’s Day.
Ao Nang Bay (Princess Bay) in Krabi Province
The snow-white beach of the well-equipped resort is located at the foot of impressive limestone cliffs. Ao Nang resort has many authentic restaurants and cafes, which offer beautiful views of the sunset. The beach is also popular with windsurfing and snorkelling. A large selection of cozy bungalows for secluded relaxation, affordable transportation and many tours organized by local agencies make it an excellent base for exploring the entire province of Krabi. From here it is convenient to take boat trips on the islands of Hat Rei Lei and Phi Phi, as well as go on excursions with visits to the hot springs of Khlong Thomi of the emerald Lake Emerald Pul. Continue reading