Walking on Frozen Baikal, The Deepest and Oldest Lake on Earth

According to photographer Kristina Makeeva: “Baikal is impressive. It’s the deepest and the cleanest lake on Earth. When we were planning a trip, we didn’t even suspect it is so wonderful, majestic and fairy. We were raptured over its beauty so much, that we almost didn’t sleep all 3 days we were here.” Continue reading

Dargavs: The City of The Dead

Located on the edge of the village of Dargavs, in the republic of North Ossetia–Alania, in Russia, is an ancient cemetery or necropolis. It is often called “city of the dead”, although the name is not unique to Dargavs, since the word “necropolis” itself literally means “city of the dead” in Ancient Greek. Continue reading

The Red String of Fate

There’s an old story in Chinese folklore about a magical connection between two people that are destined to be soul mates, called ‘the red string of fate’.

It’s not the kind of connection we’re used to thinking of, where you fall in love with your soul mate and feel an intense connection to them. Continue reading

Humphrey Bogart

HumphreyBogartonthebacklotatWarnerBrothersc19422Humphrey Bogart was born on December 25, 1899, in New York City. He began his career on Broadway in the 1920s. This led to B-movie parts in 1930s Hollywood. Bogart’s turning point came in the 1940s, with his legendary roles in The Maltese Falcon and Casablanca. He died in 1957 at the age of 57 to esophageal cancer.