Monthly Archives: October 2017

Traveling around Crimea Chapter IV

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Tweet Tauric Chersonese, a Christian shrine The Heraklion peninsula was inhabited by barbarian tribes named Tauri, who made predatory attacks from Balaklava bay on the ships of travelers. The ancient Greeks in 424/421 BC founded the Tauric Chersonese on the …

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Traveling around Crimea Chapter III

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Tweet Sevastopol, founded by Catherine the Great The best beach near Sevastopol can be found in Uchkuevka, this place existed since the Middle Ages as part of the Mangup principality. In 1475 the territory came under Ottoman rule and became part …

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Traveling around Crimea Chapter II

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Tweet The Martian Lake The Martian lake is located between Simferopol and Bakhchisaray. Martians did not come here and there’s nothing here that could remind us of the red planet. The lake appeared on the map of Crimea quite recently …

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Traveling around Crimea Chapter I

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Tweet The Suvorov’s Oak near White Rock The Crimean Peninsula, in the form of a soaring bird crashing into the Black Sea, is washed from the east by the Azov Sea, the shallowest sea in the world. The beauty of …

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