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Places: Golden Ring of Russia

Golden Ring of Russia – is a tourist route along the ancient cities of central Russia. This route has been created in the Soviet times, in order to attract foreign tourists to Russia, in order to familiarize them with the historical and cultural heritage of the country.tlkjq37lmp8

Golden Ring cities belong to the six regions: Moscow, Vladimir, Ivanovo, Kostroma, Tver and Yaroslavl. Read the rest of this entry

Places: Curonian Spit, Kaliningrad region, Russia

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Jack London Lake in Magadan Region, Russia

Magadan region, Jack London Lake in the upper reaches of the Kolyma River in Yagodninsky District:

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Jack London Lake in the upper reaches of the Kolyma River in Yagodninsky District Magadan region – one of the most exotic mountain lakes of the Far East! Read the rest of this entry

Better than mountains, can only be mountains…©

Vladimir Vysotsky, was a Russian singer/song-writer, who once wrote/said : Better than all the mounts is the Mount. You can read some of his work here –Source

But here’s the Russian version: Read the rest of this entry

Amazingly diverse beauty of Russia

A bit of Russian beauty…

Places to visit: Tuva republic, Russia

Good day, dear friends and readers!

Today I would like to introduce to you Tuva republic in Siberian region of Russia. It lies in the geographical center of Asia, in southern Siberia. The republic borders with the Altai Republic, the Republic of Khakassia, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Irkutsk Oblast, and the Republic of Buryatia in Russia and with Mongolia to the south. The capital is Kyzyl.

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From 1921 until 1944, Tuva constituted a sovereign, independent nation, under the name of Tannu Tuva – officially, the Tuvan People’s Republic, or People’s Republic of Tannu Tuva. The independence of Tannu Tuva, however, was only recognized by its then neighbors the Soviet Union and Mongolia. Read the rest of this entry

Photo of the Day: Belukha mountain, Russia

Жемчужина Сибири - Белуха! Фото: Вета Казина

Жемчужина Сибири – Белуха! Фото: Вета Казина

Belukha Mountain located in the Katun Mountains, is the highest peak of the Altai Mountains in Russia. Read the rest of this entry

Photo of the Day: Dunilovo, Russia

DunilovoDunilovo village, Shuyskiy district, Ivanovskaya region, Russia

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Photo of the Day: Karabash, Russia

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Karabash, Southern Ural, Russia

Photo by: Vadim Balakinv Read the rest of this entry

Happy Sunday!

My drear friends and readers,

It has been too long, and I’ve missed writing to you all! Being a mum, working full time, and doing all the work around the house is a tough job! But why should I complain, I love it – even though I am busy as a bee. 🙂

How have you all been?

Today’s evening is a big religious holiday in Russia, Крещение – in English it sound like this “Baptism of Jesus”. Our tradition is to submerge oneself in the water, or just into the cold water, as the picture shows below:

This is the translation from Google: Read the rest of this entry