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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It is unique in itself, this city, the center of oil trade in the Middle East, in just a few decades has transformed from an unknown Arab town into a modern metropolis and shot hundreds of skyscrapers into the sky …
Ten amazing places in the incredible city of Dubai
But even in this amazing city there are special places that can amaze even the experienced travelers. We will tell you about the ten most amazing places that each of our compatriots who have visited Dubai must visit. 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