The Great Russian Outdoors October 3rd 2007 So, over the last few days we have struck out into the country rather than just seeing it from the trains. Our first day in Krasnoyarsk was grey, wet and cold & I (S) started a cold so we didn't achieve much except for the Regional Museum which had some interesting exhibits about different tribal groups in Siberia.
Luckily we had a clear blue sky the next day and went out with a guide to the Sto ... read more
Europe » Russia » Siberia » Irkutsk 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