It is difficult to find the right words to describe impressions
of a Gothic Cathedral. They are high and reach for the sky endless
arrows of towers and turrets, visperhof, finials, pointed arches.
But more striking is not how much height. how much wealth
aspects. opening, when you circle around the Cathedral.
Gothic cathedrals are not only high, but also very
extended: for example Chartres has a length of 130 meters and
length of the transept is 64 meters, and to revolve around him
required to pass at least half a kilometer. And with each point
the Cathedral looks new. Unlike the Romanesque Church with its
clear, easily observable forms. the Gothic Cathedral is vast,
often asymmetrical and even heterogeneous in its parts: each of
its facades with their individual portal. Walls are not felt,
them as not.Arches, galleries, towers, some sites with
arcades, huge Windows, on and on – endlessly
complex, delicate open forms.And all this space
inhabited – the Cathedral both inside and outside is inhabited by a mass of sculptures (
in Chartres Cathedral around ten thousand sculptures).They
is not only the portals and galleries, but they can also be found Continue reading
In the paleolith — the ancient stone age, primitive it was presented music, dances, songs and ceremonies, and geoglyphs — images on the surface of the earth, dendrogram images on the bark of trees and the images on the skins of animals, various body adornments using colored pigments and all kinds of natural objects such as beads, popular and now. All of the above but not able to withstand the onslaught of the ravages of time. So, survived and were discovered only gradually abstract symbols carved on artificially superhard rock surfaces on the territory of Central India, Northern Australia and in Peru. as well as icons of positive and negative hand stencils and animal images in the cave (Nerja, on the southern coast of Spain, SWE. Ardeche, South of France) zoomorphic and anthropomorphic sculpture of small forms (Venus of the Lobby-Fels and the People-lion in the Swabian ALB, Germany) from bone and stone, engraving and bas-reliefs of the bone, stone tiles and the horn, the time of the upper Paleolithic (35.000 — 40.000 thousand years) and numerous clusters of petroglyphs on the rock surfaces under the open sky, the Neolithic, or new Continue reading
The pyramids – the biggest mysteries of antiquity
If we talk about countries, where you can see this miracle of ancient architecture, the first comes to mind is, of course, Egypt – in this country you can enjoy the view of the tallest pyramids in the world.
Some tourists are more interested in modern creations of engineers and architects. And other mysterious structures, which already thousands of years old. Today, there are quite a lot of pyramids, and in order to see them, travelers ready to cross any ocean, to travel tens of kilometers in the hot desert or to fly halfway around the world by plane. Many ancient pyramids partially destroyed, but there are some who have not even fully dug up, but this does not prevent them to lead the list of places that the tour to which people would like to do in the first place.
The diversity of the Egyptian pyramids
Egypt is one of the most attractive and colorful places where people aspire to go on vacation tourists from all over the world. Choosing a travel Agency interesting tours, the first thing that comes to mind to people when they ask themselves the question: “Where to go in Egypt?” is, of course, to see the highest pyramid in Giza. Although not all and know what it is, and the fact that the pyramids in Egypt much more than we used to see Continue reading