The Cathedral of the twentieth century
Not one among several, and the only one designed by the architect such as built in évry (Evry), 30 km South from Paris.
Hearing about it was in the year of completion of construction, 1995. Then in June I went to the place to “see” with Evry Hiking in the cathedrals, which I then took.
Because Paris has its “Golden ring” – the cathedrals, the Gothic, separated from the capital of 80-150 km, the main features of repeating of Notre Dame. Feature its Gothic – the lack of the spires on the towers; they have the “perfect Gothic Cathedral” (the word Viole-Le-Duc) – Chartres. In Saint-Denis, however, were the spires, until one of them broke the zipper in the early 19th century.
The Cathedral of Evry summer. Continue reading
A giant stone structure discovered at the bottom of the sea of Galilee in Israel (the sea of Galilee and lake Kinneret).
The mysterious object is of conical form, is a pile of unhewn basalt cobbles and boulders and weighs approximately 60 tons. Its height reaches almost 10 metres, a diameter of about 70 meters. For comparison: the outer circle of Stonehenge is halved; the highest of its stones below 10 meters.
Apparently, this is a huge tour, that is just a pile of stones. Such structures (much smaller scale, of course) are all over the world and sometimes mark the graves.
For the first time this structure was observed in the summer of 2003 during echolocating shooting South-Western part of the lake. Then it started divers. Upon closer inspection, it turned out that the boulders sometimes reaching a meter in length and that they piled up in complete disarray. The surface of the stones bears no tool marks or threads. In addition, there are no traces of walls or other markers delineating the boundaries of buildings. Continue reading
Well, what else can be found in the already totally and perekoshennyy places? Especially in places where you live. It turns out you can and how can.
There is near the town of Samara in the suburbs of a suburban area in the nation called “Vodino”. The distance from town didn’t really get much 20-30 km, and with our current technical equipment in General is not the distance. Townspeople have long noted the area, chose it and started to live happily ever after. I myself have visited in past years, some friends on kebabs, fruit and vegetables.
And neither I nor my family and friends this holiday array with something Grand, and even more cyclopean were not matched.
How the at leisure, I’m looking through maps of the Samara region in Google and found that in the beginning to once could not understand, and to realize all the more. Continue reading