Because at least once in my life I had to look at the place where Bjork was born and raised. In addition, Iceland poured relentlessly from friends and acquaintances’ tapes with woolen horses, blue ice and Martian landscapes – and I decided to channel envy towards them in a productive way.
How to go?
It is better to attend to plane tickets in advance, because Iceland is not at all the country to which they break away a week before the trip. I bought my FinnAir tickets for six months, they cost me $ 400 (tickets from Vilnius with a transfer will cost about the same amount, however, you can buy them a few weeks before the trip – 34travel). We had to fly with a change: the road from Moscow to Helsinki took a little more than an hour and a half, and from Helsinki to Keflavik (the main airport of Reykjavik) it took another 1.5 hours. Continue reading
Local residents and authorities resist the tradition of building stone towers on the beaches of Tenerife
Between cold snowy winters and sunny summers – only seven hours. That is how much the direct flight from Moscow to Tenerife continues – the most famous Canary island in Russia. The weather at this resort practically does not change throughout the year, the average temperature – plus 23 degrees Celsius. Lenta.ru correspondent visited the island of eternal summer and recommends that travelers follow his example.
Most international flights arrive on the island at Tenerife South Airport, located in the municipalities of Granadilla de Abona and San Miguel. This applies to both scheduled and charter carriers. Los Rodeos in the north serves mainly flights between the Canary Islands and Spain. Continue reading
Sights of Tallinn
Over the eight centuries of its existence, Tallinn has never been in whose hands. For a fortress and a port on the Baltic Sea at different times, knightly orders, Sweden and the Russian Empire fought. As a result, the modern capital of Estonia has become a mixture of different cultures, architectural styles and traditions.
Old Tallinn is a classic example of medieval cities in Northern Europe. In the center there is a fortified fortress with thick walls, where the parliament sits, stone streets spread out from houses with gabled roofs diverge from the main square, and bell towers of ancient churches rise above the blocks.
The capital of Estonia is the main cultural center of the country. Here are the main museums, theaters, concert venues. On city streets festivals and festive processions are held throughout the year. Continue reading