I want to talk about some places that are interesting to tourists and important for Parisians. Our tour began bypassing Place Vendome, named after the Duke of Wendome, the guide told us that in the place of the column, Louis XIV once stood in stone on a horse. After the revolution, in its place was a peak, and in 1810. Napoleon Bonaparte ordered to perpetuate the victories of his army by installing a 43.5-meter column with the figure of the emperor on top in the center of the square. This creation was cast from captured Austrian guns and Russian cannons captured on the battlefields. This dumb testimony of victories was destroyed and restored again. But not only the column itself is interesting, but also its surroundings. For example, house number 15 on the square is the RITZ hotel, whose luxurious apartments are worthy of princes. By the way, among the guests of the hotel there are many famous. And Coco Chanel, for whom for 35 years the hotel has become almost a “native home” – is one of them. From Continue reading
Unawatuna is a small village surrounded by palm groves, fruit plantations and picturesque sandy beaches that came down as if from a picture of an advertising booklet. About 20 years ago, Discovery called the Unawatuna Main Beach one of the most beautiful in the world. Since then, a true pilgrimage to tourists tired of the cold and smog began in the south of Sri Lanka.
HOW TO GET THERE?
Unawatuna is 150 km from Colombo Airport. There are several ways to get to the resort.
Taxi. The trip will take about 3 hours and will cost about 100 USD. It is better to take an official taxi at Continue reading
Mirissa is a small resort in southern Sri Lanka between Matara and Weligama. The town arose thanks to tourists who chose a picturesque beach and made it a rule to often visit these places. Around the holidaymakers began to build hotels, guesthouses, cafes and other infrastructure that helps guests of the island spend honestly earned money on vacation.
HOW TO GET THERE?
To get from Colomobo to Mirissa you need to take the bus next to Matara. The trip will cost about 300 rupees and will take from 4 to 5 hours. You can also take the train that goes to the Weligama station, located 7 km from the destination, and the rest of the way by taxi or tuk-tuk. If finances allow, it’s more convenient hire a taxi or mini-vein immediately at the airport. It will cost from 80 to 130 USD depending on the type of vehicle and the number of people. Travel time from 3 to 4 hours.
A strip of golden sand, framed by rows of slender palms and washed by the sapphire ocean, is often called the most Continue reading