Russian grandes routes

Russia today as well as during its historic past has faced many challenges, the greatest of these has been its vast distances which covered thousands and thousands of kilometers. To meet these challenges was never easy, this was the reason why so few foreigners really saw or understood Russia. Roads that existed in Russia then…

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Oh Divine Island Valaam!

The highlight of our trip to Russia was an excursion planned for us by Larisa, the destination to be to one of the most sacred and ancient of Monasteries in Russia. On Divine Island Valaam! The overnight boat trip was very interesting: I saw for the first time in my life the Schlusselburg Fortress which…

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Trans Canada East Bound Journey

2005. It was the anniversary of Alberta becoming a province. The festivities were laid out anywhere, there were cultural events, concerts, politicians making speeches, historical dramas and fireworks displays in Edmonton and Calgary. We decided to celebrate it in our own way: Trans Canada East Bound Journey from Calgary to Quebec city and back, Highway…

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Trails of a Traveler

  Many of us like traveling, enjoying the wonders of the world. As the English people say about travelers who “have the itchy feet”. What is around the corner, why do I want to go there, is it curiosity or what? A sense of exploration, adventure, understanding of the unknown. We cannot compete with the…

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