Museum of Belarusian Malyavanka - a unique place in Zaslavl

Zaslavsky Museum “Belarusian Malyavanki”

At the end of spring 2023, a unique museum of folk art was opened in the city of Zaslavl. The main part of the exhibition is devoted to carpet painting (dyvankoў), which was actively practiced...
Senno, Vitebsk region

The city of Senno – what to see from the sights?

The city of Senno, Vitebsk region, has a rather rich and interesting history, and the first documented mentions of it date back to the mid-16th century. Name and origin...
Footage of the city of Ivye in the 1982 film "Alien Father"

The city of Ivye in the 1982 film “Alien Father”

Thanks to the film "An Alien Father", released in 1982, we have the opportunity to look at the city of Ivye as it was during the filming. Below...
Beaver or muskrat? How are they different and how are they similar?

Beaver or muskrat? How are they different and how are they similar?

Muskrat and beaver are two different species of semi-aquatic rodents, although they share some similarities due to their lifestyle and ecological role. IN...
Birds of Belarus - Chiffchaff

Chiffchaff, what does this bird look like?

This bird is found everywhere in Belarus and is considered quite common for forests, less often for parks. Outwardly, it has a very dull color in which brownish-olive prevails ...
Crested Duck (Chubata Dive, Aythya fuligula) - description

What does the Crested Duck look like?

One of the birds of the duck family, which can be seen on the reservoirs and rivers of Belarus, is the crested duck (Aythya fuligula, Chubat dive). Similar in size to a normal...
Novolukomlskaya GRES

Novolukoml - cable-stayed bridge and a view of the power plant

One of the youngest cities in Belarus is Novolukoml, the official status of the city was assigned to it in 1970, and the whole history and functioning is directly connected with...
Pontoon bridge in Beshenkovichi, Vitebsk region

Pontoon bridge in Beshenkovichi

Beshenkovichi is an old town of Belarus with a rich history and a list of interesting sights. In addition, there is a rather rare engineering object - a pontoon...
Crested Grebe description and photo

Great Grebe (Greater Grebe) - description and photo

Quite often in the waters of Belarus you can see a waterfowl with an unusual collar - this is the Great Grebe, better known as Great Crested Grebe. For our latitudes a bird ...
What does the bird Zhulan look like

Common shrike - what does this bird look like?

One of the most numerous birds of the shrike family, which are found in Belarus, is the common Shrike (Smaly grunt, Lanius collurio). Slightly larger than a field sparrow,...

What is interesting to see in Volkovysk and the surrounding area?

Volkovysk is one of the oldest cities in Belarus, rich in legends and history, but what interesting things can you see here? This article takes a short tour of...

Castles and palaces of Belarus, which everyone should visit

The castles of Belarus keep the centuries-old history of our country and attract many tourists, travelers and admirers of antiquity from all over the world. Of course, due to...

Ruins of a water mill in the village of Petrovshchina

Not far from the village of Gorodok, Molodechno district, you can see the ruins of a water mill, which is often called the “Kalinovsky Mill”. The building is unfortunately very neglected, but is located in...

TOP 55 apps and websites for travelers 2024

If you're planning a vacation, these travel apps and websites will help you plan your trip. The list will include convenient search engines for hotels, ...
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