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The Urals in Europe

The train to Europe - the final leg of the Trans-Siberian

July 29th 2010
This is our final stint on the Trans-Siberian – a mere 24hrs and we'll be in Moscow. As we set off I'm ready with my Eye-Spy guide but I'm confused - we've only been going 10 minutes but the km markers are reading km1650, Yekaterinburg is at kn1816 – very odd. Its takes a while to figure it out; there are 3 train route between Yekaterinburg & Moscow. The old northern route via Rostov-Velik ... read more
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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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