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Travel notes the abode of the gods or unknown Hierapolis

The abode of the gods, or Hierapolis,

about which we know nothing!

Travel notes

Part 1

The mystery of Pamukkale excursion to Wonderland

Giant polished blocks, perfectly fitted together without fixing solution, the polygonal masonry, cyclopean buildings, amazing arches and pillars, sarcophagi, jewelry and carved out of solid rock – all this I managed to see not far in Mexico, Peru or Egypt, and almost by our side, in Sunny Turkey! It would seem that this country has long been well-known. Continue reading

Flamboyant style of late Gothic France

At the beginning he let’s define the concept of Gothic. The word is derived from Italian. gotico — unusual, barbaric and at first was used as a profanity. The term “Gothic” was introduced in the era of the Renaissance as pejorative designation total medieval skills, regarded as “barbaric”. Gothic called period in the development of medieval art in Western, Central and Eastern part of Europe from the XII to XV-XVI century. For Gothic typical of symbolic – allegorical thinking and conventionality of the artistic language. Gothic art was a cult on purpose and religious topics. It appealed to higher forces of the divine, of eternity, of the Christian worldview.

Gothic in its development is divided into Early Gothic, the heyday of Late Gothic. Gothic covers almost all works of art of this period: sculpture, painting, portrait miniatures, stained glass, fresco and many others.

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10 most mysterious places of our planet

The Nazca Desert

On the plateau one of the driest deserts on the planet. what is in Peru caused a giant intricate drawings. On the area of thousands of square kilometers are depicted with straight lines, the outlines of strange creatures, geometric shapes, left from the ancient civilization of the Nazca Indians. The mystery of the deposited patterns is of the incomprehensibility of their purpose and method of application on surface. For millennia, they managed to remain intact owing to the arid climate. Line you have a good view from a plane or high elevation.

The Fortress Of Sacsayhuaman

This mysterious fortress is located near the Peruvian city of Cusco. She is one of the famous and great monuments of the Incas. Sacsayhuaman is built of massive stone blocks that weigh 40-50 tons. On its construction by the Incas left for at least a century. It is still unknown how the Indians transported is so heavy stones. There is a hypothesis that the Incas helped to build this fortress, the representatives of an alien civilization. Continue reading

In China on the lake bottom were discovered the ancient pyramids
About 17 people, including researchers from Russia, are carrying out an expedition in the Chinese province of Yunnan in the area of Alpine lake Fuxian Hu (the height of 1750…

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The great mosque in djenné is a Grand building with clay!
The great mosque in djenné is truly the most significant structure of clay. It is the greatest achievement of the Sudano-Sahelian style of architecture, despite some Islamic influence. The mosque…

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The tarhatinsky megalithic complex
The complex was opened and examined in 1994 by an expedition of the Gorno-Altai state University under the leadership of V. I. Soenov. The tarhatinsky megalithic complex consists of stacked…

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