Dreams of Vietnam
It's amazing, but we can find ourselves in real summer weather just by boarding a plane and leaving the cold of winter. So it was with me in the winter of 2018.
Then in my homeland there were severe frosts. There was a lot of snow and in general there was a real Russian winter on
Thaw again today. The temperature rises to the plus zone and there is no hope for real frost. In 2018, these days I left home early in the morning and went to meet the sunrise over the ice of the Volga River.
It was very frosty in those days. Frost formed on all the trees. It made the
This is a great time if there is snow and frost. In Russia, frost in winter is a blessing. This year, snow fell just before the new year. Over the two weeks of the new year, snow was still added, but there are still no normal winter cold.
I recall the days of winter in the same numbers a ye
In the New Year holidays, I managed to go on a trip to Moscow. Moscow is the capital of our country. The largest city in Russia. Moscow is a center of finance, a center of entertainment, a center of civilization.
I live in a small town 350 km away. from Moscow. This distance can be
The big picture of the big battle
Today I want to talk a little bit about one very interesting museum of one painting. This is the panorama "Defense of Sevastopol."
A panorama is a picture placed on a round wall with the upper light of a building. The picture is usually very large and, in addition,
Ipatiev Monastery on a sunny day
By publishing photos and stories from a trip to Italy, I completely lost sight of some good clear days in my homeland. During this period, good cloudless weather is a rarity. Usually the sky is in clouds, the sun is dimly breaking through the haze. Under the feet i
Matera in my heart
After a short pause, I am ready to continue the story of the city of Matera. This time I am ready to share photos of the morning Matera. Just having breakfast at the hotel of St. Anne, we went for a walk along the same streets, but only under different lighting. And this again gi
A visit to the old town of Matera made a strong impression on me. So strong that for a while I just looked, not even trying to take pictures.
And then, when the first shock from what I saw passed, I began to look at everything through the lens of my camera. I wanted to capture everything. I am esp
And finally, I got to the main event of the trip to Puglia - the town of Matera.
I knew approximately what I should see. My friends who have already been to this place told me something. In addition, my Italian friend Giovanni highly recommended visiting Matera.
Despite all the stories that
We spent all day in Alberobello. It was nice to walk along the narrow streets among the white houses - trulli. In addition to the beauty and unusualness of the buildings themselves, it was nice to look at the decorations of the houses. To these decors, I include both flowers and vines that
Alberobello is the name of one small town that is known for its white houses with a conical roof. These houses are called "trullo" because the word "dome" sounds like this in Italian.
The history of the construction of unusual houses dates back to the 16th century. Duke Andrea Matteo II
Locorotondo is a town in Italy in the Puglia region, near Bari.
Locorotondo is one of the famous tourist spots in the Yttria Valley. In addition, the city gave the name of one of the Puglia's wine zones Locorotondo DOC, which produce excellent white wines.
For a long time the city was