The Black Sea has been described as both incomprehensible and mysterious, for centuries evoking both admiration and awe in the eyes of many. Its waters have seen and remember many great nations and accomplishments. According to legends, it is here that in ancient times the argonauts sailed in search of the golden fleece and Hercules performed different labors on the Black Sea coast. People come here from all over the world for many different reasons. They can admire the area's natural beauty, rest and regain strength after being sick, breathe in fresh, clean air and soak up the warm southern sun by the sea. Sochi, Tuapse, Gelendzhik, Novorossiysk, Anapa and the Taman Peninsula are all amazing and mysterious places, beautiful in their own way.