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
Beautiful nature reserve Fuji-Hakone-Izu spread over an area of nearly 1000 sq km. far his the pearl is sacred to the Japanese mount Fuji with a height of 3776 meters. It is the highest mountain peak in Japan. Praised in poems and songs, captured by the brush of talented artists majestic peak of the irresistibly beautiful. In July-August it is completely freed from snow and available for climbing. Translated into Russian language “Fuji” means “wealthy warrior”. At the peak dormant since 1708, the volcano is a Shinto Shrine.
Close to the top of the adjacent mountainous countryside of Hakone. In ancient times there was a giant conical volcano, which in a result chain geological changes turned into a group of small volcanoes, now extinct. In Hakone, however, still preserved the traces of volcanic activity in the form of a facing surface of the hot sulfur springs. Here is a beautiful volcanic lake Asino-Ko (Reed lake). In its waters in good weather, as is reflected in the mirror as if admiring its beauty Fuji.
The Izu Peninsula, which became part of the protected natural Park in 1955, mineral rich hot springs. Its southern part is famous for its beautiful coastline and magnificent sandy beaches with azure sea water.
Excursion to Hakone
– the peace Park and viewing platform with unforgettable views of mount Fuji. Continue reading