Interesting fact 1. Step 3.5 hours long
Where: Afghan-Chinese border
Crossing this border, the clock needs to be transferred immediately to 3.5 hours ahead. There is no more place in the world where one step would take so much time.
Interesting fact 2. Sunsets are here at midnight.
China is one of the longest countries in the world: 5700 km from west to east. Before the 1949 revolution, the state was divided into five time zones. But the Great Pilot decided that it smacks of separatism, and introduced a single time in the whole huge country — Peking. Therefore, for example, in Tibet, the sunsets are “late” by five o’clock: the sun sets at midnight. Continue reading
Most people, going on vacation, just want to relax. Knowing this, representatives of the tourist business vigorously offer the most luxurious resorts, simply competing with each other in safety, amenities and amusing rest. They are literally ready to feed tourists with a spoon and talk on their hands – just to lure as many guests as possible. And this strategy works very well.
But there are such stubborn people among the rest, who do not want to be lulled on the shore of the gentle sea, do not want to admire the delicate landscapes, do not want to feast on the most delicious and healthy dishes and listen to heavenly songs. They want to rush out of the blaze of office fire to the fires of natural disasters, military conflicts, famine, and poor sanitation. Continue reading
Truskavets is a city famous for healing mineral waters. The date of foundation of the spa resort is considered to be 1827, when rooms for the first baths on the site of the source of sulphide mineral water were built here. Truskavets gained fame not only because of the healing waters, it also has large reserves of therapeutic mud and ozokerite – “black wax”. Here, beautiful nature and clean mountain air. The city has a well-developed tourist infrastructure, and there are many sanatoriums, boarding houses, hotels and holiday homes – finding a sanatorium in Truskavets is not difficult, a very convenient portal with a choice of available Planet Hotels. Continue reading