Tag Archives: Venice

Tonle Sap: Big fish

If the main character of Tim Burton’s film, played by Ewan McGregor, came to the biggest lake in Cambodia, he would definately catch extremely big fish or even an aligator. At least locals told me that when it is a rain season, an agressive reptile is most likely to be fished. With this optimistic note, our small boat drifted inside red waters to see how cambodian ”Venice” looks like.  Continue reading

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Portugal. 10 surprises.

A country with only one neighbor, 2 languages and dozen of football players is hidden where Europe ends. Being one of the richest empires in the world in the past, it still has a lot of treasures to show. After all the discoveries it made, Portugal still left a lot to everyone. This country made me drunk with wine and exited with all the surprises it prepared for me. Here they are! Continue reading

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Saint-Petersburg is not a Venice.

How many times did you hear that St. Petersburg is Russian Venice? At least I noticed such a statement in dozen articles. But after living a year in St. Pete I realized how different it is from Italian city. North beats South, or 10 differences between Venice and so-called Venice: Continue reading

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