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Blue sky over Suzdal #2  
   

Blue sky over Suzdal #2

Exceeding all Expectations

September 21st 2006
In a nutshell Having been in Russia for ten days, my impression of this country has improved rapidly. For a start, in Moscow we were very lucky to be hosted by a Russian friend and her family. After four action-packed days in the capital, we set off to see two traditional Russian towns - Vladimir and Suzdal. There, we saw stunning churches and attractive streets, before catching an overnight tra ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Saint Petersburg

Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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