Posts Tagged 'Carpathians'

Carpathian Mountains are considered to be the Green Pearl of Ukraine. It is one of the most popular resorts and tourist centers of the country

By-works in the Carpathians

By-works in the Carpathians

For centuries the Carpathian peasants were engaged in the processing processing wool of sheep. Other worked with wood and become good carpenters. Their experience was handed down from generation to generation. Also Hutsul people are famous as good hunters and local rivers are full of trout

The geographical center of Europe in the Carpathians

The geographical center of Europe in the Carpathians

In the village Dilove of Rakhiv rural district of Transcarpathia there is the geographical center of Europe. 1887 there was installed stone column on which it was written in Latin: “Permanent, precise, eternal place. Very accurate, with a special device, manufactured in Austria-Hungary, on a scale of meridians and parallels, set the center of Europe. Year 1887″.