Monthly Archives: November 2017

Traveling around Crimea Chapter IX

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Tweet JUR-JUR “Babbling” The Ayu-Dag is the largest mountain in Crimea made up from an array of undeveloped rocks left over from the eruption of a volcano in the Middle Jurassic period, the molten magma did not escape to the surface, …

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Traveling around Crimea Chapter VIII

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Tweet The teeth of Ai-Petri above the Pearl of Crimea Yalta is known as the pearl of the Crimean Riviera. The city of Yalta was founded by Greek navigators, who named it ‘yalita’ means on the coast. Yalta, was brought …

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Traveling around Crimea Chapter VII

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Tweet The Church of Christ’s Resurrection on the Baydarsky Pass The road from Balaklava to Orlinoe, this was the old Tatar settlement, which used to be called Baydary. Passing through the Baydar Valley which slowly and gradually rises up the …

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Traveling around Crimea Chapter VI

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Tweet Jasper beach in Balaclava  Jasper beach is situated at the foot of Cape Fiolent. From the St. George Monastery down to the beach where stone steps were constructed during the rule of the Greek chief monk named Tanaldo (1824-1854). …

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Traveling around Crimea Chapter V

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Tweet Fiolent ‘God’s Country’ There are many sacred and mysterious places in Crimea. The Tauris are the earliest tribes that inhabited this peninsula and written about by Herodotus. They had their sanctuaries with altars built on very high cliffs from …

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