Spring brings the first warm rays of the sun, the sounds of dripping meltwater and an irresistible desire to go on an unusual journey. It opens a new bright chapter in our life and the vacation should be appropriate. We offer 5 creative ideas for an unforgettable spring break.
Egypt without pyramids
In France there is the Eiffel Tower, and Egypt is worth a visit for the sake of the pyramids. We agree that such creations of human hands are worthy of attention, but not by them alone! So, imagine that there are no longer these unique structures in Egypt … What to do?
Head to Fayum oasis (85 km from Cairo). Here you will see olive gardens, palm trees, cotton, figs, vineyards, sheep pastures and much more. After such landscapes, the language does not dare to call Egypt a desert. Meridian Lake, about which Ptolemy, Strabo and Herodotus, also deserves attention. Continue reading
One of the largest cities in North America is Mexico City. There are not only more than 20 million inhabitants, but also many places of interest for tourists. It is a city of adventure and contrast, loved by many travelers.
In the center of Mexico City, tourists will find what they like in megacities: centuries-old history, impressive museums, chic restaurants, attractive hotels, wonderful architecture and friendly locals.
Take a closer look at the authentic Mexican culture from the center. Here you can feel the real spirit of the city.
According to many, Puyol has not in vain remained the best restaurant in Mexico City for 10 years and can even compete with the best institutions in France and Italy.
The world famous chef Enrique Oliver creates real culinary masterpieces based on local Mexican dishes. (For example, have you heard about liquid quesadillas in the form of a shot?) Try culinary art from local high-quality products in a restaurant with an unobtrusive, minimalist design. Each visitor can feel like a celebrity or a movie star. Also, wine connoisseurs will taste authentic drinks from local raw materials. Continue reading
ATTRACTIONS Among the most visited: the well-preserved city of columns – Jerash (in the city of 2 amphitheaters (North and South), 17 churches, several well-preserved ancient cobbled streets framed by columns made in various styles), as well as other cities of Roman Decapolis (Decapolis ); fortresses of the crusaders and Mamluks; palaces of the Umayyad caliphs; a huge number of places, one way or another connected with the Old and New Testaments (tourists usually only see the Moses memorial on Mount Sky, standing on which, according to legend, the prophet saw the earth for the first and last time, to which God led him 40 long years and which, according to the same legend, found his last refuge). Jordan is the true place of the baptism of Jesus on the Jordan River and Makavir is the place where the head of John the Baptist was cut off; sulfuric and mineral springs, in which the king of Judea Herod the Great once lived his body and a cave in which Lot and his daughters hid after the fall of Sodom and Gamorra; these are olive groves, pines and palm trees; these are mountains similar to the Sinai and unlike anything Wadi Rum, in which a film was shot about Lawrence of Arabia. Continue reading