Tobolsk, the old capital of Siberia. Russia

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Tobolsk is a small town North of Tyumen and it’s not well known outside Russia. However, Tobolsk can compete with many touristic cities in Russia and it’s worth coming to the town for 2-3 full days.

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In the days of the Tsar Ivan the Terrible (end of the 16th century) Tobolsk was the capital town in Siberia, wealthy and self-sufficient because Tobolsk was the main market of sable fur known as Siberian Gold. Later as most of the Siberian towns it became the place of exile for many Russian intellectuals and aristocrats including Dostoyevsky and the family of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II.

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Поход по Ликийской тропе в Турции 14 – 19 февраля, 7 – 12 марта и 14 – 19 марта 2019 \ Trekking Lycian Way in Turkey Feb 14-19th, March 7-12th and March 14-19th 2019

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Друзья и подписчики, приглашаем вас погулять по живописной части Южной Турции и подышать теплым Средиземноморским воздухом! Поход с палатками мы совместим с экскурсиями и комфортными остановками в гостиницах Антальи и Чирали. Во время шестидневного тура Реза будет учить нас Турецкому языку, чтобы мы могли хотя бы немного пообщаться с гостеприимными местными жителями. А с Любой мы будем ежедневно по утрам заниматься китайской суставной гимнастикой, цигун и тай-цзи для начинающих. Так что всем найдутся занятия для души и для тела!

Другие даты туров по запросу для групп от 4 человек

Уровень сложности похода – средний.

Программа и стоимость тура внизу

Dear friends and subscribers, we’d like to invite you for a walk down the picturesque part of the South of Turkey and to enjoy the fresh and warm air of the Mediterranean sea! We will combine hiking with excursions, comfortable stops in the hotels of Antalya and Cirali. During the 6-day tour Reza will teach us some Turkish so that we can have a conversation with hospitable local people. And every morning will do Chinese gymnastics, Tai Chi and Qigong for beginners with Luba. So, every one will find interesting activities for your body and soul.

Fitness level – average

Other dates for the tours are available for groups from 4 pax.

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Antalya – the city to come back

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After trekking down the Lykia trail we hitchhiked to Antalya. A lovely Turkish-Russian family gave us a lift and dropped us right in front the gigantic matryoshka dolls. But Antalya didn’t feel like Russia at all.

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Feeding monks in Laos

Every morning before the sunrise in the cities of Laos you can see the monks walking down the streets with baskets. People give food, mainly sticky rice and the monks pray for them. In Luang Prabang the morning procession has become a popular tourist attraction.
Here in Vientiane feeding monks is just a natural routine. We witnessed this humble procession at the bus station when we arrived from the North early in the morning by a sleeping bus.

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