About life in Switzerland (the ancient name of Helvetia) can be generalized to say: live there in different ways. But all lives – good. About many, perhaps, suggests at least the fact that the small alpine country with eight millionth population in the five richest countries in the world. To comfort the Swiss moved without too much haste. But persevere. More than seven centuries ago, the citizens of three picturesque valleys – Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden – an alliance of mutual assistance.
In the centuries that followed they were joined by a number of areas (the current prototypes of the cantons) and the individual cities. Such a union existed until 1848. In fact, there was, so to speak, the final, official 'Execution' of the current single federal state – the Swiss Confederation (HQ). Had missed in its history, any major revolutions and upheavals. And what is – in detail – today's Helvetia? It would be necessary to list a lot.
Known by its people Alps impeccable cheese and chocolate. Thanks to the clock, the accuracy of which is proverbial. Thanks to banks, which accumulate huge fortunes. Through high-tech exports, marked the image of William Tell crossbow. Well-oiled machine-wide (and about local issues – in the cantons) referendum is also one of the most remarkable features of the Swiss way of life. They joke that, they say, are surprised when we have time yet to work. Sometimes it is typed in by a half-dozen to any plebiscites. There are themes that appear several times, reflecting changes in the society. Repeatedly, for example, raised the issue in HQ on road tax. The prevailing solution still remains valid today. That is mandatory tax on the use of motorways. These things legislatively confirmed by parliament. He, incidentally, has a peculiarity: the members of both chambers combine their activities with their main job. Some of the 'subjects' in their re-staged show consistently increasing preponderance supporters of a decision. Such happened with the new law on marriage and inheritance, where the discussing women's rights were. While opponents and managed to secure regular surveys, they had to admit that the majority of Switzerland today – to ensure better protection of women and empowerment. I want to call and 'The UN issue. " Most of the Swiss always holds: Because their country is committed to the principle of neutrality, for They remain useful beyond the membership of the United Nations. However, the situation in nuance. Switzerland does not enter the UN, but working in a number of UN podorganizatsy and commissions, appears to mediate settlement of international conflicts and incidents.
The symbol of Port Baikal could serve as a lighthouse, located almost on top of a mountain overlooking the village. Once it was light guide ships in the dangerous night raids and cruises, but now it's just a romantic monument of the past era with the stigmata of vandalism and savagery – naive art prints of the later generations of conquistadors. Bypass the village for a day is difficult. Houses are scattered in the gully of the mountains, receding from each other sometimes for several miles. Source: Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP. They, like seasoned soldiers, skillfully using terrain features to hide from prying eyes. After construction in 1956, Irkutsk Hydroelectric Power Station, which caused the rise of the level of the Angara and flooding section from Irkutsk to Port Baikal, the village has become a dead-end siding.
To this day, remained poles, counting down the miles of this non-existent more expensive. Village Port Baikal – 72-km. If you go on rail on the side Kultuk, we are increasingly likely to occur in the way of masonry galleries, tunnels and bridges – the famous monuments of Circum-Baikal. That Krugobaikalka attracts tourists, many of whom prefer to travel along the winding coast on foot, stopping to rest in maloobitaemyh Baikal bays. History of the Port knew some major ups and downs just as significant. If show these amplitudes in the diagram, it will resemble a schedule fluctuations in the Earth's crust zone Angara fault. The locals seem to have developed the habit of shaking, both natural and social.
Egypt in the early first millennium was one of the important centers of Christianity, and Islam came to the land of Egypt until much later. Organization of UNESCO in the list of World Heritage of Humanity noted in Egypt, the two places connected with Christianity. When searching for tours on a trip to Egypt, consider your interests to get acquainted with the Christian Egypt, so that you can go to a specific resort in the selected location. Also, be aware that Egypt can go on to the next couple of days to Israel to visit Jerusalem and visit the Holy Land. In Egypt, one of the most important Christian centers were built in the IV century monastery of Abu Mena. In While this was the main place of pilgrimage for Christians, most of whom were hoping for a miraculous healing. The church was rebuilt several times to take the ever-increasing flow of pilgrims.
With the advent of Islam in Egypt, Abu Mena was destroyed in the VII century. In 1905, excavations began, which resulted in the basilica were found, the church and some other structures. Currently, only the foundations remain the main buildings, but they are under danger of extinction because of rising groundwater. Abu Mena is located near Alexandria, and here you can get with any popular resort. Another Christian monastery on the list of World heritage, is St. Catherine’s Monastery, also known as the Sinai monastery.
He is one of the oldest continuously operating Christian monastery in the world. Even in the III century monks began to settle in Mount Horeb (As in the Bible called Mount Sinai) near the Burning Bush, and in the IV century was built a small church. In VI century fortified building was constructed, and the monastery was named the Monastery of St. Catherine, whose relics acquired shortly before the monks. In the period of conquest by the Arabs of Sinai Monastery secured the patronage of the Prophet Muhammad and received safe-conduct, which states that Muslims will protect him, as well as freed the monastery from taxes. Today the monastery is the center of the autonomous Orthodox Church of Sinai and attracts many pilgrims who worship the relics of St. Catherine and want to see the burning bush. To get to the monastery is more convenient from Sharm el-Sheikh, while at the same time you can climb Mount Moses (another name of Mount Sinai). At low enough prices to vacation in Egypt, optional excursions are not bankrupt travel and visit places associated with the early history of Christianity, be sure to leave a good impression.
The company "Australian holiday" offers a plan for New Year celebrations in Australia right now. Boy Scouts of America is open to suggestions. Such quickness will help to save money when buying a New Year's tour to Australia, book flights, and ensures the best accommodation in Australia hotels in the New Year rush. Choosing Australia, you will get an opportunity of a cold Russian winter dip in the hot summer, to walk on amazing Australian beaches and enjoy the comfortable guest rooms with ocean views. An important advantage of the celebrations in Australia, is the fact that the New Year comes here before anyone else. You are one of the first can welcome its coming! New Year in Australia apply to public holidays and there is very rapidly and scale. The most spectacular and brilliant entertainment on New Year's – is unforgettable fireworks.
Since the beginning of the battle light up the sky watch tens of thousands of amazing fireworks. After the fireworks show begins many holiday programs in the city and beaches. For more information see this site: Dr. Neal Barnard. It is also possible New Year celebrations on the water – on a cruise liners can be ordered an exquisite dinner and enjoy live music. In the New Year in Australia, all hotels are crowded with people from around the world. Also quite difficult to find a flight to Australia just before the holiday.
Therefore, we recommend you address these issues now, not postponing them indefinitely, risking not get to this extraordinary festival. Australians going to the families and friends and organize the endless barbecue and picnic to celebrate the start of Christmas and the end of January 6th. The main Australian entertainment at New Year – is world-famous fireworks. Two cities, where the main party – is, of course, Sydney and Melbourne. Another day at the Sydney Royal Botanic Garden picnics begin the New Year, wishing to celebrate the New Year on the lawn a lot, so there selling tickets. Since the beginning of the battle watch the sky above Sydney Harbour Bridge illuminated by 80 000 times. Fireworks can be seen within 16 km of Sydney. Wonderful voice singers of the main church of the cathedral in Sydney create a magical aura of New Year's evening. After midnight, the party begins on the beaches, the audience has fun until the morning. One of the best views in Sydney at Christmas lights with open water – on cruise liners served an exquisite dinner and entertain guests with live music. Call the "Australian holiday" and today we organize a meeting of the New interesting program in 2010 in Australia. By contacting us now, you get discounts as well as the timely booking of air tickets and the best rooms in Australian hotels.
You are about to visit America? It's just wonderful! What can be more memorable in the life of a student, but a trip? Having a unique opportunity for using the Work and Travel USA to visit this magnificent country, do not miss opportunity to give yourself an interesting and exciting tour of the most remarkable places. Visit New York! You can never forget this beautiful city, considered the unofficial capital of the world. "Big Apple" – So call it American. He is full of folly and vanity, but at the same time, incredibly attractive and unusual. Power and wealth are contiguous with poverty, and culture and the arts just drags. Go to trip to New York! Statue of Liberty – a majestic symbol of America, located on Ellis Island, where he was once an immigration point, who took the time to 12 million immigrants. ect+Spurs+-+A+San+Antonio+Spurs+Blog+and+Podcast%29’>Spurs. Manhattan – an island of skyscrapers, purchased from Indians for just $ 24. It stretches along the famous Broadway with their banks, shops and theaters.
Broadway show. Visit it! Only here you can see unique performances and conquered the whole world: 'Cats',' Les Miserables', 'Miss Saigon', 'Phantom of the Opera', 'Titanic. Down Town. If you are interested in the business life of New York – this is exactly what you need. You will see the famous Wall Street, World Trade Center and the famous stock exchange. Chinatown. Chinatown will be pleased with cheap shopping and cozy restaurants, you can stock up on souvenirs and gifts for friends and relatives.
Greenwich Village and Soho. Art galleries, cozy cafes, jazz clubs and unique shops – that's what these remarkable neighborhoods. And yet – dizzying nightlife, which is only 2-3 hours of the night reached its peak. Use the program Work and Travel USA and treat yourself to a lot of impressions and pleasant memories! For more information about the program you will be able to found on the official website of the program in Ukraine
For the seventh time in 2011, the royal race Formula 1 Turkey adopts track Istanbul Park. Lovers of this kind of motorsport Russia is the most magnificent and accessible opportunity to see the aces of world racing, as this stage will take place just a few hours flight from Moscow. Repeatedly vacation in Turkey, this route is well acquainted. Grand Prix of the year will be held from 6th to 8th May. As usual on Friday and Saturday will test race cars, and Saturday night will be qualified, which determines the starting list of riders. On Sunday, the most fascinating spectacle – the race and it is certainly a must see live. Sound superstrong engines burning fuel and flavor washable rubber wheels on the red-hot blade to a high temperature route will make you feel a direct participant in these races.
The program of the fans of F1 racing is composed in such a way provided that all visits to the Grand Prix, starting with test rides, training and the race. You can also select the stages you are interested in, for example trial races and race, and free up time to devote inspection of the historical part of Istanbul, which is enough. To plan your vacation so you should choose hotels that are in the historic city – Sultan Ahmet. In this case, cultural monuments Byzantium and Constantinople, can be viewed on their own, thus saving on transfers. You can also see and visit perhaps the most beautiful in the world of the Orthodox church of Hagia Sophia.
The stadium is equipped with auto track several rows of seats, the most popular is the main grandstand, but the rostrum Silver Bronze 8 and two little to yield to it, since this is where you can see the most interesting moments of the race – overtaking, crashes cars and other established attractions Monitors will show all of the most interesting twists and turns race Formula 1 Turkey, it being at these places, you will have the most complete information about the battle engine. The track – this is the ring length 5538 meters, the race includes himself 58 laps, so the pilot passes the path of almost 310 kilometers, all on exorbitant rates with competition at each site, experiencing huge overload. See the race in different parts of help continuously circulating along the entire route special free buses. For several years, our travel agency organizing tours to the Grand Prix Formula 1 in Istanbul, Turkey. Arrival and accommodation in selected hotels lovers of this kind of vacation worked out, as are race cars, at a high level. Cost of the tour includes travel by special bus from the Russian-speaking guide, departing each morning at Istanbul Park and back to the hotel. This year certainly increased interest fans of Formula-1 to our pilot, Vitaly Petrov, well debuted in 2010 and become familiar in the circle of venerable and seen many international stars. The past year has shown high class of our compatriot, obliging reckoned with. Injury another pilot ‘Reno’ Robert Kubica only increased this interest, Vitaly appeared a great opportunity to become the first number in a team and commanding position in the royal races. The appearance of our drivers in Formula 1 of course, gave further impetus to the development of motor sport in Russia. And the planned construction of a super state of the art race track Sochi and the formation of Russian teams ‘Maroussia’ confirmation of this.