Travel for fun

Personal travel blog of Dmitry Teplyakov

Geocaching

Geocaching. The cache with 5th level of difficulty “Devil’s rocks”

Each geocache has two criteria – difficulty of finding the place (means how hard you must use your brain) and difficulty of terrain. Using brains is normal for geocachers and they do it each time. But to visit some hard places you must use not only your brain but also some special equipment. In Lviv there…

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Стрыйский парк

Geocache “A visit to the Cheshire Cat”

Many geocachers in Lviv (and maybe not only they) think than the cache “A visit to the Cheshire Cat” is one of the most interesting. Seven favorite points for Ukrainian cache – is very serious mark. The cache is situated in Striysky Park and made as step-by-step quiz. But you don’t have to be a specialist…

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Aquapark in Budapest

Aquapark in Budapest

After visiting most popular sites in Budapest, we had one free day. So, we decided to go to another side of the city and evaluate the local aquapark.  We went there on Sunday morning. We  were informed that on Sundays it is usually overcrowded. But locals usually come there after lunchtime, so if you come there…

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Budapest Zoo

Budapest Zoo

Budapest Zoo is situated in the heart of the city – in the City Park. When we looked at its map, we thought that it is quite small and we didn’t think that there could be something interesting. But we were wrong! The area of the zoo is really not so large. But from the number of…

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Троицкая башня и кафедральный собор в Люблине

Trinity tower and museum of religious art

After visiting<a href="http://travelforfun great site.org/?p=1152″> the castle in Lublin, it’s very convenient to pass a bridge and go into the old city. Fortunately, it’s small, but has a lot of to see. As usual, we don’t use any travel guides. Instead, we use geocaching. This time we also decided not to walk just for fun…

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Замок в Люблине Lublin castle

Castle in Lublin

A castle in Lublin is the main showplace of the city. The former royal residence, it started its history from the 12th century. At the beginning the castle was used only for defense. But since the 16th century military importance of castles started to decrease and they converted into pieces of art. Lublin castle wasn’t an exception….

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Пещеры в Николаеве

WW I defense line near Nikolaev

Thanks to the player with nickname Vykh,  we can acquaint  with many interesting historical objects. Now I want to tell you about two new geocaches which were made on the Austrian  World War One defense line near Nikolaev town in Lviv region. The first cache is dedicated to howitzer  poternas, which were built on the…

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Offroad Carpaty

Galileo Offline Maps review – Ozi Explorer’s analogue for IOS

For many years soviet military maps have been using as a typical solution for offroad navigation. Despite the fact that they are old, the accuracy  of terrain on these maps is still very high comparing to other vector maps. Classical application to work with military maps –  is Ozy Eplorer. I compared it with other…

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Zoo in Poland

Mini zoo near Lublin

While traveling to different places, I like to use geocaching as a travel guide. After coming to Lublin, we started to look for something interesting and unusual. We stopped our choice on a mini zoo which is situated in a small town Leonov not far from Lublin. There situated a step-by-step geocahe and we decided to find…

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