Prague is full of surprises. For me, the discovery was the alchemical tower. The turret is next to the museum and is open, but not for tourists and for people practicing in the occult sciences. In Prague, magic is in agreement. Maybe it came from the time of Emperor Rudolph ll, who invited the astronomerContinue reading “Alchemical Prague”
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Vysehrad in Prague.
Visegrad in Prague always gives me a double feeling – there is a story, there is energy, there are secrets and at the same time, there is something unpleasant, absorbing, affecting a person.We pass through the arch. and we get to the medieval pavement. A cobblestone road leads past the rotunda of St. Martin withContinue reading “Vysehrad in Prague.”
Strahov lion. Prague.
We are looking for the basics of the Leo sign in Prague in the Strahov Monastery on the top of Petrin Hill. The monastic order of the Premonstrats settled in the monastery. The Order was founded in 1120 by St. Norbert, as an independent part of the Catholic Church. The monks wear white clothes andContinue reading “Strahov lion. Prague.”
Starting point. Prague. Czech
In any case, whether it is the birth of a person or an idea, there is a starting point. In Prague, it’s Orloj’s clock on Old Town Square. On the watch, in addition to time, there is the position of the Sun and the Moon among the zodiac constellations, phases of the moon, sunrise andContinue reading “Starting point. Prague. Czech”
Scythian chronicles. Ukraine
For me, the Scythians began with a golden ridge from Solokh barrow. In 2013, I visited the exhibition “Gold of Scythian barrows” at the Hermitage in St. Petersburg. Under the fine work, the signature was a golden crest – the village of Velikaya Znamenka of the Zaporozhye region was found in the Solokha burial mound.Continue reading “Scythian chronicles. Ukraine”
In April, the weather in Sofia changes every hour – rain and sun, heat and cold. In the sun the city reveals blooming greenery and white flowers of fruit trees. Under the sunlight, old houses with beige stucco smile amiably, and the streets, paved with yellow bricks, warm with warm light. In an instant, aContinue reading “Sofia. Bulgaria”
Plovdiv ancient Rome. He is the very story of the life of European peoples. It even looks like a layered cake. In the city center there is a descent down to the Roman amphitheaters and to the street. During ancient Rome there was a city. The earliest settlements date back to the 6th millennium BC.Continue reading “Plovdiv. Bulgaria”
Rennes-le-Chateau – secrets of the abbot Sauniere. France.
At a distance of 51 km from Montsegur is the second, no less legendary object – Rennes-le-Chateau. Legends, mysticism and secrets have always surrounded this small village. It would be unforgivable to be so close and not visit Rennes-le-Chateau. In the 8th century, on this site was the large city of Reda, the capital ofContinue reading “Rennes-le-Chateau – secrets of the abbot Sauniere. France.”
Toulouse is a pink city. France
In Toulouse, we met with Elena, our guide. I met Elena on the Internet. The first place we visited in Toulouse with Elena was the Cathedral of St. Saturninus. This temple of venerable centuries-old in the shape of a cross was built at the end of the 12th century. For myself, I already distinguish theContinue reading “Toulouse is a pink city. France”
Monsegur – stronghold of Qatar. France.
The road to the castle goes between the mountains. We ride a minibus past fields with sunflowers, past fields with plants similar to corn, only cut from above. Around is clean, crowded, calm. There is no dynamics of urban life. There are greenery, forests, clean air and occasionally villages. When approaching Montsegur we ride betweenContinue reading “Monsegur – stronghold of Qatar. France.”