Alcatraz is a famous island located in the San Francisco Bay, California. Translated from Spanish Alcatraz (Alcatraz) means “Pelican”. The island also has another name – the Rock (The Rock), which he received thanks to the eponymous film by Michael Bay 1996.
Alcatraz is in the top favorite tourist attractions of this port city. Perhaps this place is so attractive due to its interesting, but pretty grim story. Alcatraz is never empty. Travelers from all over the globe come to the island to personally see the place, “glorified” in many movies, television, literature and even music.
The history of the island
The first in San Francisco Bay came by a Spaniard named Juan Manuel de Ayala. It happened in 1775, and at the same time, he and his team made a map of the Bay. One of the three Islands, which today has the name of Yerba Buena was named La Isla de los Alcatraces. Perhaps it meant “Pelican Island”, however this is only an assumption. The fact that there is not mixing birds of this species. Continue reading
The ancient world of the Ural mountains keep many secrets of ancient history and civilizations prior to this. And only recently the Urals began to reveal its secrets for us. The morning of Svarog gets used, slowly illuminating the amazing life of our ancestors, which, after the death of Darii more than 100 thousand years ago, still kept themselves in their new homeland – Siberia and the Urals.
Since the end of 20th, beginning of 21st century the vast territory of the Urals EN masse of the research team, which consisted of both scholars and enthusiasts and historians, have come to discover ancient megalithic constructions, which allow to speak about a completely new Chapter in the history of our country, but also around the world. Here you can find all types of megalithic structures known to science. This and the menhirs or standing stones, dolmens – stone tables and tombs, cromlechs – arched stone structures and geoglyphs and remnants of the stone cities and amphitheatres, hidden by earth and vegetation, and the great wall, and pyramids. Continue reading