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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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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