Across the Atlantic in balloons
Jonathan Trapp was the first man in the world to cross the English Channel in balloons. But he does not stop at what he has achieved, he plans to cross…

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Scandinavia - the country of mysterious legends
Every time Russian travelers begin to share their impressions of acquaintance with Scandinavia, many completely opposite statements arise. Someone can not help delight and seeks again and again to go…

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Great winter holiday at Rosa Khutor
Trips to ski resorts in the winter time have become traditional for many Russians. Today, Rosa Khutor, one of the domestic resorts of Krasnaya Polyana, is able to offer recreation…

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Small town with huge objects

Located on an area of ​​just over 3 kilometers with a population of less than 3,000, Casey, Illinois is probably considered one of the smallest in the United States, but at the same time it is home to some of the world’s largest objects. Among them: a musical pendant, a rocking chair, knitting needles and a hook, a mailbox, a pitchfork, a golf peg, a pair of wooden shoes, coins, a birdcage, a ruler, a pencil, a corn cob, carnegia, and much more. Eight of these items hit the Guinness Book of Records. Behind all these sights there is only one person – local businessman Jim Bolin.
Bolin is the vice president of Bolin Enterprises Inc., which started from a small car paint shop right in the family garage. Continue reading

Interesting facts about Chelyabinsk

1736 is considered to be the founding year of Chelyabinsk. During the Orenburg expedition, a Tatar, Kutlu-Mukhamed Tevkelev, built a guard fortress at the crossroads of several roads to ensure safety. It used to be that the one who controls the roads is the owner of this land. Major General Kutlu-Mukhamed not only successfully participated in the suppression of the Bashkir uprisings in 1735-1740, but was also a Russian diplomat.
Forest forest in the center of a million people. Continue reading

Interesting Facts about Mount Rushmore
“The size of the monument should be determined by the degree of significance of the event for the entire civilization. We are not trying to carve an epic out of…

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Forbidden City Oil Platforms
In 1950, Soviet engineers began building a huge city in the Caspian Sea off the coast of Azerbaijan. It was a network of oil platforms, interconnected by hundreds of kilometers…

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About the Crimea and an unforgettable vacation on the peninsula
This is a unique peninsula, in a small area of ​​which there are three natural and climatic zones at once: steppes, mountains and the southern coast of Crimea. The Crimea…

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