A bit of history In 1715, the Russian Tsar Peter I first visited the city of Haapsalu by sea, together with Admiral General Apraksin. He stayed at the clerk’s office of Enkin. This wooden burgher house was built at the end of the 17th century and has been preserved to this day. The owner himself, a simple and business man, liked Peter so much that he appointed him the first Russian city mayor in Haapsalu. Also preserved is the “Peter Stone” on the forest road, where his carriage turned over. Peter I wanted to establish a harbor in the city of Haapsalu. And in 1798, Alexander Gorchakov was born in Haapsalu, a fellow practitioner of A. Pushkin in the lyceum, who later became the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Later, in the 19th century, many royal persons came to rest here. In the past, Haapsalu Continue reading
Too large flippers on weak legs can cause tension and cramps, and in unreasonably small flippers you will not go far.
The shape of the fins depends on the nature of their use: for diving with a mask and snorkel, you need light fins with a shorter fin, for free diving (without a balloon) it is better to choose fins more authentic, and fins for scuba diving can be of various shapes and sizes.
Let’s start with the classification. Continue reading
St. Petersburg is a great place to relax, for an educational trip, for a romantic trip or vacation. Here you can find anything you like, including gastronomy: on wide avenues there are chic restaurants of European and Asian cuisine, in the historical center there are a couple of places for connoisseurs of Russian traditions, and in small colorful yards you can eat tasty and inexpensively, at the same time chat with locals.
Where to eat cheaply
The most budgetary option is city canteens, the most popular are Plate and Kopek or Canteen No. 1. It serves traditional dishes that are familiar to everyone: vegetable salad, soups, cereals, side dishes, poultry Continue reading