Felt real dizzy due to the thin air here - almost without moving. The stadium is located in the Miraflores borough of La Paz, Bolivia, at an altitude of 3,637 metres (11,932 feet) above sea level. How it`s possible to play soccer in such thin air?
In the wake of growing tension over an uprising in Timișoara 1989 where thousands were reportedly killed, Ceaușescu decided to give a nationally televised speech in the front of a crowd in Palace Square, now known as Revolution Square in Bucharest. It didn`t turn the way he wanted and it got dramatic consecvenses.
The Palace of Parliament in Bucharest is the world’s second-largest building after the Pentagon and former dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu’s most infamous creation. Built in 1984, the building has more than 3000 rooms and covers 330,000 sq metres. But it was not without great sacrifices.
It's easy to get caught up in the tale about Dracula while driving along winding roads through dense, dark, ancient forests, deep valleys and over mountain passes in Transylvania. It was the writer and novelist Bram Stoker who in the 19th century really put Transylvania on the map and made Dracula famous through his novel "Count Dracula" - the world's most famous vampire! It made me wonder who was the real person who inspired Bram Stoker, and which places has Dracula sat his footprints.
Ljubljana is a vibrant centre of creativity where cultural activity has become a way of life. Ljubljana's surrounding areas, packed with natural beauty and cultural sights bearing witness to the city's dynamic history, are well known for their walking, hiking and cycle trails and traditional culinary delights.
One of the most shocking movies I ever have seen is Schindler`s list. In Krakow I visited the recently open Shindler`s museum in the factory which Schindler used to employ refugees during the Second World War. In this way he saved more Jews from the gas chambers than any other single person during WWII.
Most tourist attractions in Poland are connected with natural environment, historic sites and cultural events. Especially after Poland joined the European Union in 2004, it became a place frequently visited by tourists. The most popular cities are Kraków, Wrocław, Gdańsk, Warsaw, Poznań, Lublin, Toruń and the historic site of Auschwitz - German nazi concentration camp in Oświęcim.
All around we could observe traces from World War II as trenches and tunnels on the peninsula Neset in Lindesnes, Norway’s southernmost point. The fortification was built just beside Lindesnes Lighthouse. At that time the ligthhouse was taken over by the Germans. Being an important watchpoint, they built a small fortress with four guns - and after a while, a radar antenna.
The district is full of historical sights and attractions as the the Matthias Church, Royal Palace, medieval houses, interesting museums, underground labyrinths, charming, crooked streets following the shape of the hill, as well as some good cafés and restaurants.
The Pax monument stands on the top on a platform on a natural rock near Lindesnes Lighthouse. The monument was erected in memory of the liner M/S Palatia which was torpedoed during the Second World War. The wreck was located in 1997 by the Royal Norwegian Navy underwater search and recovery vessel Tyr.