Monthly Archives: March 2018
In one of his fairy tales, the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin wrote: “a Cloud in the sky goes, a barrel on the sea floats…”. And it seems that traveling by water in such an unusual way can only be a figment of the imagination of the light of Russian literature. And it is unlikely that Pushkin himself or his contemporaries could assume that in two centuries one brave Frenchman will be able to cross the Atlantic ocean in a barrel in almost six months.
In fairness, it should be clarified that attempts to cross the Atlantic on something that is not quite adapted to such a difficult journey, were previously. Continue reading
Perhaps, in any list of attractions that you need to visit at least once in your life, Paris is at the top of the list. People are attracted to the Eiffel tower, the Louvre, and Versailles. But behind the beautiful picture hides a harsh reality. We have collected 9 unpleasant aspects that Paris disappoints tourists with.
1. FrenchwomenNumerous books and films have formed a fairly bright and stable image of what the average French woman looks like. This is an elegant, well-groomed and self-aware girl in a beige coat, beautiful shoes,with a scarf around her neck and a beret. When you directly find yourself in Paris, you will be disappointed, because in reality, French women look completely normal. Continue reading