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Peter the Great Statue, Moscow  
   

Peter the Great Statue, Moscow

Not just the ugliest statue I've ever seen, but the most profoundly ugly anything I've ever seen!
European Russia or Trans-Siberian Adventure Part 1

September 29th 2019
Unlike my usual meandering drivel, in case anyone has stumbled onto this blog seeking guidance on taking the Trans-Siberian Railway, I will actually provide some. This relates to our trip which we took throughout July 2019. Later on I'll share a few comments on where we stopped. • It was a lot easier and cheaper to organise than we expected. We spent a few hours one night while sti ... read more
Europe » Russia » Centre

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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