Monthly Archives: July 2019
As a rule, it is architectural structures that claim all the glory as attractions of any country. But sometimes the stairs leading to those very monuments deserve no less attention. A journey through 10 of the most fantastic and unreal staircases will make you both admire and shudder at the same time.
1. Stairs on the sacred mountain Huashan (China)
Mount Huashan is considered sacred, so at the very top (2130 meters!) there are monasteries where not only monks and pilgrims, but also desperate tourists keep their most dangerous and sometimes deadly path. Continue reading
A country where no one locks the door with a key, there is no need for private clinics and military personnel
It turns out that there is a country with a way of life that reminds us of Utopia. There is free medicine, education, no army, and locking the door with a key is generally considered offensive. People there often live to be 100 years old. We are talking about Iceland. Yes, the people of this small country consider themselves very happy.
1. Doors in houses are not locked
The population of Iceland is only 325,000 people living in an area of 103,000 square kilometers. Residents of small towns know each other well and are much more involved in the country’s Affairs than residents of large megacities in other countries. Continue reading