Once again visited Europe on the eve of Catholic Christmas. For the second time in Italy. In 2017, I was in Milan, and recently returned from Rome.
There are some people in Russia who even consider me an enemy, because I celebrate Catholic Christmas.
And I really like the spirit of this holiday. Mus
The November day is very short . Evening comes very quickly. And if the day passes in an interesting place, then you do not even have time to notice that it is getting dark.
When I came to the heart of the Palace and Park ensemble of Tsaritsyno, it was already dusk. The day was already gloomy and gr
I recently caught myself thinking that I have "geographical cretinism". I always thought that I was good with history and geography, but 2 weeks ago I had a certain discrepancy between my logic and reality.
I thought Tsaritsyno was somewhere near St. Petersburg. It's logical. All such places are the
There is such a riddle: What clock shows the most accurate time 2 times a day?
Answer: Those who are standing.
Walking through Krasnogorsk I met a whole alley of such clocks. On these clocks the time is always "five minutes to New Year." It is very pleasant to look at them on a gray dank day, when t
There is in Moscow Bolotnaya square. Very interesting place, not quite and similar to the area, but most likely on the square, park.
In XI century on this place there was a bog on which Western edge the Volotsky road passed. Over time, the area was drained and built up, but the buildings were destr
"Богатыри" или "3 богатыря" - картина моего земляка Виктора Васнецова. Он писал её около 20 лет. Размер картины 295х446 см. Я уже рассказывал здесь, что меня поразили размеры всех картин в Третьяковской галлерее, я не ожидал, что они такие большие.
Фото делала моя дочь, ну уж как получилось. На фот