Portes du Soleil: Skiing without borders
So would Portes du Soleil be no one driven by a high mountain pass, some hundreds on the Franco-Swiss border, between Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva, if his beautiful name,…

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Tin, White Valley
Selection of a resort: after visiting French Chamonix in February 2004, it was intended in 2005 to restrict myself to something like Dombai or Krasnaya Polyana. But having visited Elbrus…

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Finger of the Archangel Michael
At the time of the ancient Romans, Mont Saint-Michel was not yet an island. The gloomy uninhabited rock washed by the waves of the Atlantic was then called the Grave…

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Tin, White Valley

Selection of a resort: after visiting French Chamonix in February 2004, it was intended in 2005 to restrict myself to something like Dombai or Krasnaya Polyana. But having visited Elbrus in the summer, by climbing the northern slope of the eastern summit under the direction of Yu. Roshchina from Kislovodsk, I decided to see at the same time how the material basis of the cableways in Terskol was.The rise to Barrels instantly made me refuse to tempt fate and unobtrusive Russian service. And as the winter season approached, the desire to go back to the Alps increased exponentially. Knowing how much skiing rest is tied to the presence of snow, they were looking for a resort quite high, with a glacier. Continue reading

Captain of the first rank
The future captain Cousteau was born on June 11, 1910 in Saint-André-de-Cube-zack, not far from Bordeaux, in the family of a lawyer. The Cousteau family moved a lot from place…

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Show them the money
Getting a visa to the Schengen countries is not an easy process. In addition to the standard package of documents (passport, photo, application form, certificate of employment) in some consulates…

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Do not fall prey to translation difficulties
Do you know this picture: you are on holiday abroad, trying to explain to a local resident about a vital matter for you - for example, how many more kilometers…

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Grape Pastoral Burgundy
To the east of Paris is the historical region of Burgundy, the authentic atmosphere of which has remained unchanged to this day. Among the rivers and valleys, castles rise, and…

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