Mali is one of those countries that are not very well known to Russian tourists. Even sophisticated travelers do not know much about her.
In the Middle Ages, this country was famous in the East and in Europe for its extraordinary wealth, the generosity of its rulers and the friendliness of the common people. One Arab traveler even wrote that the “Country of Blacks” is so rich because gold grows there directly on the trees.
Today, Mali cannot boast of its former splendor, but its inhabitants have retained all the best features of their ancestors and can rightfully be called the “children of kings.”
A friendly disposition is not the only thing that the Malian people have inherited from their forefathers. We are talking about beautiful examples of architecture. Continue reading
Halloween is not coming soon. But why wait so long to tickle your nerves and “inject” adrenaline into the blood? We bring to your attention a list of the most terrible, in our opinion, tourist places on earth. Have a good trip!
1. Museum of the History of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
The Museum of the History of Medicine in Philadelphia is the largest collection of pathologies, medical equipment and biological products. The museum is also known for its huge collection of human skulls. There are a number of unique exhibits: for example, the corpse of a woman who turned into soap due to the specific composition of the soil in the cemetery where he was buried. In addition, Siamese twins with one liver for two, the skeleton of a two-headed child and other frightening exhibits. Continue reading
From the very beginning of the development of tourist activities, Cartagena was considered the most popular and popular resort in Colombia. For a sufficiently long period, foreign tourists could not get to not only Cartagena, but also to Colombia as a whole. This situation was explained by a very unstable political situation and civil war. Currently, the situation in the country has stabilized a bit, which allowed foreigners to visit this amazing country and enjoy all its charms and beauties.
The most popular in Colombia is a beach holiday, visiting architectural and historical sights, as well as a trip to the Andes. On the Caribbean coast of the country there are several resort cities, one of which will be considered in this article in more detail. This is Cartagena. Continue reading