12/21/2017 - 12/22/2017
Among the most visited: well-preserved city of columns - Jerash (in the city of 2 amphitheater (North and South), 17 churches, several well-preserved ancient cobbled streets, framed by columns, which are made in different styles), as well as other cities of the Roman Decapolis (Decapolis) ; fortresses of crusaders and Mamluks; the palaces of the mayyad caliphs; a huge number of places, one way or another connected with the Old and New Testaments (Russian tourists are usually shown only the Moses memorial on Mount Nebo, on which, according to legend, the prophet first and last saw the land to which God led him for 40 long years and according to the same legend, he found his last refuge). This is an opportunity to visit the carved in the body of the Nubian sandstone Peter - the creation of the Nabataeans, which the Russian press invariably calls 'the ninth wonder of the world.' The city, or rather, what was left of it (palaces, residential buildings, steep stairs, public buildings, paved streets), makes an indelible impression. There are more than 800 various objects here, the overwhelming majority of which are entirely carved into the rock. The first settlements appeared here 4,000 years ago. Today, it is precisely Petra who seeks the overwhelming
11/01/2014 - 11/11/2014
Countries, citiesUnited States, Kapalua (US), Wailuku (US), Maalaea (US), Kaanapali (US), Lahaina (US), Kihei (US)
Maui is the second most populated and the second largest in the Hawaiian Island Chain. Island named after a culture hero and ancient chief - Maui. He slowed down the sun and and discovered fire (something between Yehoshua Ben Nun and Prometheus) Ruled by several chiefs since 700 AD and conquered by Kamehameha the Great in the 1700’s, Maui has been the capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom.