Rate our ReviewsDjangul Crimea…While on holidays, I try to use every single hour of daylight to explore, visit and sightsee. Night, silvered by the bright moonlight, is as beautiful as the day, but for me, it is rather a time of slower motions. It is time to have dinner and enjoy the ambiance then have […]
Rate our ReviewsSudak, Crimea…Some years ago I found a picture on the Internet, showing a girl sitting on the windowsill, of a beautiful stone window. The window had a column in the middle and the view of a calm sea in the background. The girl was looking into the distance pensively. On the horizon, there […]
Rate our ReviewsChufut-Kale…Ancient cave-cities are intriguing! Famous ones are located in Cappadocia (Turkey), Mesa Verde (United States), Kandovan (Iran) and Vardzia (Georgia). There are more such cities in the world, for example, Chufut-Kale, Crimea , an ancient, fortress settlement, on a large plateau, that has been deserted for some decades.
Rate our ReviewsThe very first day of my Crimean holiday was spent in Bakhchisaray. The name doesn’t sound very Russian, in fact, it sounds rather oriental. But, check the map, it is still in Europe, not the Middle East! Bakhchisaray is home to the palace of the same name, and that is what makes this […]
Rate our ReviewsIs it just me? Do you look at the unusual and exotic locations on airport departure boards? I was in Moscow Domodedovo airport looking at the domestic, departures screen and saw Simferopol. I thought, isn’t that in Ukraine? Well it was when I visited a not so long ago, but Russia recently annexed […]