10 extraordinary facts from the mythology of the Aztecs
Legends, myths and religious beliefs of the Aztecs, together with their traditions, is a huge cultural complex that influenced all spheres of life of one of the most famous ancient nationalities. Today, Mexico has about one and a half million Nahua, the descendants of the Aztecs, and the whole world continues to be keenly interested in their cultural heritage, admiring the scope and horrified by the deeds of the divine pantheon of their ancestors.
Journey to the Castle of Saint-Michel: dancing angels at the tip of the spire
Of all the legends about Saint-Michel, the most extravagant about how Archangel Michael and the devil argued who would build the most beautiful castle on Mount Saint-Michel. As usual, the archangel defeated: his structure was truly divine, and the angels took the castle to heaven. The devil's masterpiece was also beautiful, but took the second place of honor. Therefore, his castle remained on the ground, crowned the island of Saint-Michel and now admires our gaze.
Dubai historical: the reconstruction of the past era
The modern futuristic city has very little in common with its historical counterpart. Since the construction of the first fortress of Al-Fahidi on the shores of the Persian Gulf, more than two hundred years have passed, and today one can learn about the old Dubai from a historical museum located just in this fortress.