RUSSIA: The Kremlin & Moscow at Night October 8th 2020 I was not born a Cossack...nor a Tatar of the Golden Horde...a horseman of the outback nor the Snowy River.
I learnt to ride when I was four...but born to the saddle I was not.
We lived in Castle Hill...in those days a rural outer suburb of Sydney...our father the local doctor.
Led to the stalls with my big sister for our first riding lesson...stable door swinging open...a massive glossy-brown ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Moscow 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