Austria – fairly compact country with, however, the variety of landscapes and diversity of cultural heritage. Majestic cities, charming villages, soaring mountains, sprawling plains, Royal resorts of mineral waters, Alpine lakes – all this creates a picturesque scene.
Located in Central Europe, Austria is surrounded on all sides by land. The country shares borders with Germany and Czech Republic to the North, Slovakia and Hungary to the East, Slovenia and Italy to the South and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the West. For six centuries, Austria was the center of the great Habsburg Empire, which at its peak included territories of modern Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic, as well as large parts of Romania, Bulgaria and the Balkans. Although Austria does not play a dominant role in the European Union, it is one of the most interesting European destinations.
The country’s capital, Vienna, was once the citadel of the Habsburgs, it is to them we owe the abundance of beautiful attractions. The city is an architectural jewel and musical centre since the middle ages. Among the beauties of the city – Hofburg Imperial Palace and the adjoining Augustinian Church.
Salzburg, gave the world Mozart, is a picturesque town, surrounded on all sides by mountains. A trip to Salzburg should definitely include a visit to the Fortress Hohensalzburg, the Museum Continue reading
It is believed that in the summer the traveler in India is nothing to do. Heat, monsoons, downpours – these words scare the most unpretentious Wanderers. However, in the North of the country – in the state of Jammu and Kashmir from June to August best time. When British capital was the Mecca of summer tourism.
Kashmir – one of the most shining jewels in the crown of India. According to an ancient legend that once in ancient times between the mean and the Great Himalaya was a huge lake. The mighty Gods have drained it and filled with picturesque forests, blue lakes and fragrant flowers. Thus appeared the Kashmir valley – one of the most beautiful places on earth – the air rings like rhinestone, and sprawling gardens tell amazing stories of the Great Mughals, who left their heart here.
Kashmir is called Indian Venice – dozens of floating hotels rocking on the smooth waters of the lakes and canals. A boat trip – Shikari – one of the most romantic and spectacular treks. The decoration of the capital of the state considered to be a unique lake: Dal, Nagin and ANCHAR. Dal lake framed by the mountain ridges, the amphitheatre sloping down to the water. Floating vegetable gardens are replaced by plantations of pink lotuses, in the Bush scurrying young ducklings. The colours of the green meadows, the slopes of mountains, immersed in silence, Continue reading