Trabzon is the capital of the black sea region of Turkey
Trabzon ( Trabzon) – a city in North-Eastern Turkey, administrative center of Il of Trabzon located on the Black sea shore near the mouth of the river Shorts, at the foot of the forested Kolat Dagh (3410 meters).
Trabzon – the black sea capital of the region, or as it is called in Turkey – Karadeniz. But Karadeniz is a Turkish name for the Black sea.
Founded in the VIII century BC Trapezunt (Trebizond) to the epoch of Alexander was the easternmost Greek colony of Pontus euxinus. Under the Romans it became the capital of the province of Pontus, a major military and commercial port, only the invasion is ready in the III century BC marked the end of the Byzantine period in the city’s history. Then another thousand years it flourished as an independent settlement, as the capital of one or another of the many kingdoms of the southern black sea coast, while remaining an important trade center when the Genoese, with the Ottomans.
Trabzon became the Ottoman city immediately after Constantinople-Istanbul in the mid-15th century. Took it as well as Istanbul, Sultan Mehmet the Second, but in 1461. The many century was called Trebizond, which is the Greek word table, the meal. This form was allegedly Continue reading
Italy: the beautiful lake is My Bayern Munich – sightseeing, castles, restaurants and the town of Bavaria
Italian fields adorn its picturesque forests, rivers, fields, lakes and mountains. But we’ll talk about the lakes. In Italy there are about fifteen hundred large and small lakes, on their banks each year attracts visitors from many countries, and of course, the locals. Many travelers combine vacations on lakes and Islands, choosing tours to Ischia and Capri. However, the most colorful and picturesque waterways are held by Alps — Maggiore, Iseo, Garda, Como (the largest), Lugano and others. On the lakes of Italy mostly for vacationers a comfortable semi-srednogorci climate, and the whole area around these lakes emerald olive groves and citrus orchards. More, many recreation areas has well developed infrastructure, and it makes the holiday more colorful and saturated colors.
Since ancient times, the lake of Bracciano, among the travellers was very famous, although in those days it had a different name — Sebatinsky lake. The lake is located about thirty miles from Rome city, here come the visitors who want to admire the wonderful views, to see the famous castle, which once belonged to the Orsini family, and today used as a venue for wedding processions (including the weddings of stars), to visit the picturesque town. Since the Bracciano lake Continue reading
This lake was once famous all-Union resort. Here sent the most distinguished figures from all over the USSR. After the dissolution of the Union financing of the resort changed, business hasn’t really arisen, and everything collapsed. The tourism industry exists almost exclusively in the form of scratched in some places from the hands of “Rent room” and sadly going along the shore of the dealers with a bunch of smoked fish and bananas. On the shore look funny Soviet “toadstools” from the sun and burned-out cabanas. With mountains on all this Lenin looks huge with the inevitable “Forward to victory of communism!”
However, the mountains here are of great beauty, and the lake water is blue and the sky is milky color at sunset, so the fans still come here to distant lands. Here and “new” Kyrgyz, Siberians, and even Europeans. One Swiss guy married to a Kyrgyz woman and lives in Issyk-Kul for most of the year.
One man with a worn backpack, with a beard and with his staff went around the lake on shore. We met him when he had finished his journey and stopped to rest about the “flying saucers”.
On the southern shore of the lake, leisurely. The stools sell the Mare. Continue reading