We are going to Paris
Almost every inhabitant dreams of visiting the French capital. About Parisian attractions are known all over the world from small to large: the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame de Paris (Notre…

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Beijing is a unique city
Officially, 7309 oldest historical monuments are registered in the northern capital. To explore all its attractions is not enough for a month. Informative excursions to the most interesting places will…

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Interesting facts about Slovenia
Slovenia is a beautiful European country, popular among both tourists and immigrants who are looking for a better life. Surpassing all other Eastern European countries in terms of living standards,…

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Until recently, 5 countries were the top priority areas for rest: Egypt, Turkey, Thailand, India and Cyprus. Some destinations are currently limited, and some are gaining their tourists in full…

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Great Britain
The traditions of the United Kingdom are multifaceted. From lunchtime tea to deep musical culture. Even the weather wears a certain, unique touch - it often rains, there are fogs.…

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vegetable garden

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 of roads. On these islands was built housing for 5,000 workers, with a cinema, parks, sports complexes and other institutions. Gradually, oil reserves have been depleted, and now this place is a half-destroyed nostalgia for the old engineering thought of the Soviet man.
In 1999, part of the James Bond film “And the Whole World Is Not Enough” was filmed on these platforms. But back to the story. This region of Azerbaijan has been known for its rich oil resources since ancient times. “Liquid fire”, for which Constantinople was besieged by the Arabs in the seventh century, consisted mainly of oil, which was collected directly on the shores of the Black and Caspian Sea. Continue reading

32 interesting facts about Mexico
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10 interesting facts about time zones
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