04/29/2012

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Northern Ireland If it drizzles rain petty cool, its greyness is diluted with a bright green color of grass on the lawn, and the fog gradually comes up to meet double-decker bus, then no doubt you are - in the UK! Yes, in the same country, which seems to have so many stereotypes bear a that these impressions of the place remained quite small. But do not hurry, "the old lady", Britain has something to surprise you! Of course, in order to understand this country and its inhabitants, be sure to mentally divide it for themselves in four parts: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Indeed, in each of these places its own characteristics and its own life. Even if you train it has learned lessons from the school English, see for themselves that these differences really are - is another matter! England ... Remember the book "Alice in Wonderland"? "- Nothing to be done, - said the Cheshire Cat. - All of us are not in your mind - you and I ... " Oddly enough for a children's story, right? But saying "smile like a Cheshire cat" existed in English long before Lewis Carroll wrote his story about Alice. In one version of this proverb comes from the famous Cheshire cheese, which has long been done in the form of a large circle, with something resembling a smiling little face cat. Cheshire cheese - one of the first cheeses ever made in England! Maybe it was his aristocratic origins requires him to be so amazingly delicious? In any case, regardless of his past, this kind of cheese will be both a pleasant surprise to gourmets, and original gift for fans of old tales. By the way, if the beautiful half of your friends are amateur cook them just like a...
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Sullahat Mountain In my article I will discuss the unique corner of the Caucasus - Arkhyz. Arkhyz - mountain village and the adjacent area in Zelenchukskaya Karachay-Cherkessia Republic. This is still one of the cleanest places in the world. The water is clean and useful (not unknown numerous brands of drinking water produced in Arkhyz), then flows directly into rivers. Just Arkhyz will give you a fresh, clean air, rich in oxygen and volatile production of mountain forests are 300 sunny days a year almost complete absence of mud. Dirt in Arkhyz really not - stony soil quickly absorbs moisture and does not limp. Arkhyz very picturesque. 70 large and, who knows how many small lakes, 50 waterfalls, fantastic cliffs, forests, glaciers, mountains ... Arkhyz - a real godsend for travelers and sportsmen. Tourists (involved in sports tourism) will pave the trails here until the third grade. And the hike in Arkhyz will be held on perhaps the most picturesque alpine regions of the Caucasus. Climbers find many rocky-ice routes of all degrees of complexity, including not passed. For example, climbing the highest peaks in the region - Sofia (3637 m) and Pshish (3790 m). In the north, beyond the range of Arkhyz Abishira-Akhuba are many karst caves - a paradise for cavers. For skiers in winter arrange lifts for easy slopes, but the situation is changing (see below). Each year, collected in Arkhyz those for whom are not only athletic performance, but also the beauty of the mountains - and only her in Arkhyz abound. Belorechenskiy Falls - the most affluent is unique waterfall Arkhyz salubrious climate Arkhyz, a beneficial effect on the human body. High-range Abishira Akhuba (pasture Abishirov) protects Arkhyz from cold northern winds, creating a special climatic conditions - low clouds, large number of sunny days (up to...

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