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RUSSIA...There's something about Cyril

March 23rd 2020
My Great Uncle Cyril stowed on a ship as a lad...discovered and made cabin boy...arrived in Canada and spawned. Met him on a visit to Australia where he enchanted me with the way he said "Hi"...or was it his 17 year old granddaughter that caught my eye? One of his daughters represented Canada in the Winter Olympics in Curling..."What's that?" I remember asking. He smoked a p ... 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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29th March 2020

That's beautiful
Nice to hear about your trip in Russia. I know that there are much to discover in that great country. I have only been to Moscow, St Petersburg, the Kola Peninsola and I have taken the Transsiberian train. So I have only seen a few very tiny fractions of that big country. I know that there are very much more to see and I hope to get to see more some day. /Ake
29th March 2020

That's beautiful
Pics like this encourage us to talk of returning to Russia, Ake. Oh to have seen as much as you. We are considering a number of other areas in Russia that excite the prospect of a return as well. Thanks for joining the ride...more to come!

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