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Sunday, April 5, 2015

Happy Easter!/Католическая Пасха

Many people in Germany decorate something with eggs. Here is one example.

На Пасху в Германии многие люди украшают деревья яйцами. В католической традиции на Пасху кролик приносит яйца с подарками.


Thursday, April 2, 2015

Castel Sant' Angelo, Rome, Italy/Замок Святого Ангела в Риме

Castel Sant' Angelo, or Castle of the Holy Angel is a cylindrical building in Rome that clearly stands out. Over its long life, it was used for many purposes, even as a Pope's residence.

Замок Святого Ангела -- цилиндрическое здание в Риме, которое заметно издалека. За свою долгую историю существования оно служило для разных целей, в том числе и даже резиденцией Папы.

There is a museum now inside.

Внутри сейчас находится музей, можно зайти посмотреть что к чему.

Most of the old walkways are open for visiting.

Старинные коридоры глухи и сыры.

Some information for those who are interested.

Кому интересно, можно ознакомится с планом замка.

And here is the Angel, on the very top of the Castle.

Ангел венчает замок.


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