There are such unusual and picturesque places on our planet that you are amazed viewing them in photos. It seems that some artist depicted unrealistic, made-up paradises. There is so much unearthly beauty, charm, attractiveness in them that I want to see all this magnificence with my own eyes. National parks in various parts of our immense planet, which nature has created, and people protect, are the unique masterpieces of stunning beauty. Continue reading
For the Boreal coniferous forest of Eurasia, the Turkish-Tatar name “taiga” was fixed. Taiga forms a belt, sometimes reaching a width of 2,000 km and covering the entire globe. This belt runs from the shores of the Pacific Ocean, from Alaska, across the entire North American continent to the Atlantic Ocean itself.
In the opposite direction, the taiga runs beyond the Bering Strait, through the whole of Siberia and the European part of Russia, right up to Scandinavia. Continue reading
This unusual flower with its exotic beauty was among the first flowers from the New World, which turned out to be in the gardens of Europe. Deep symbolism of the flower The very first description of passiflora belongs to Pedro Cieza de León and dates back to the year 1553.
In 1610, the image of passiflora fell into the hands of Jacomo Bosio, an Italian religious leader and historian. It is to him that the flower owes its name, since in his report “Della Trionfante e Gloriosa Croce” Continue reading