5th place. VENICE SIMPLON-ORIENT EXPRESS (EUROPE)
VENICE SIMPLON-ORIENT EXPRESS. Photo 1
This luxury train is known all over the world. For the first time, the Orient Express traveled along the London-Venice route on May 25, 1982: then celebrities and royals traveled on it.
Today, vintage cars, the interior of which is made in the art deco style of the 1920-1930s, are completely restored and reflect the elegance and grandeur of that era.
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Psychologists note with alarm: about half of our compatriots, regardless of their social status and material wealth, according to surveys, regularly experience stress and need psychological relief and relaxation. Actually, we should not expect anything different from our time, with its ultrafast rhythm of life and deteriorating ecology.
Yoga tours: in search of healing and enlightenment
In search of physical and mental health, many go to yoga tours, which recently began to organize tour operators around the world. After all, yoga for several millennia holds the palm among various systems of Continue reading
The history of the Golden Triangle, the territory at the junction of the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos, resembles an iceberg, with a small visible part and a huge underwater …
The Golden Triangle: We are in Thailand. Right Laos. Left Myanmar (Burma)
And this is not surprising, because we are talking about one of the worst enemies of mankind – drugs.
It all started after the end of World War II. The opium poppy, the traditional agricultural culture of the peoples of Southeast Asia, has become an element of big politics and the interest of several political forces at once: the Chinese Kuomintang (armed groups opposing Mao Zedong), the nationalist movement of the Continue reading