Akkurum (Ak-Corum) is located on the right bank of the river Chulyshman, Altai region of Russia. Akkurum translates as the “white rockslide.” Generally, “kurums” are large boulders formed by erosion and weathering. One of the interesting facts about the kurums is that they are slowly moving down the slope.
The idea of an upside down house attraction is not new, but continues to gain popularity worldwide. A house on display at the All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow is built to resemble a typical European summerhouse with one exception — it’s upside down. Visitors will discover that even the curtains and contents of the fridge…
An unusual restaurant opened in Moscow a couple month ago. It promises that you are going to see double, not because of the strong vodka, but because the staff is made up exclusively of identical twin brothers and sisters.
Sami Seida, Seyda or Seid (Finnish language Seita) are sacred to the north-European people places, in particular, the Saami or Sami (Lapps). It might be a very special place in the mountains, tundra, taiga, sometimes a conspicuous stone, stump, lake, other natural formation. The concept of Seyda also includes artifacts – structures made of stones.
The Besleti Bridge also known as the Queen Tamar Bridge is a medieval arched stone bridge at Sukhumi, Georgia’s breakaway republic of Abkhazia.
Urup is an uninhabited volcanic island near in the south of the Kuril Islands chain in the Sea of Okhotsk in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Its name is derived from the Ainu language word for salmon trout.