Kaliningrad, somewhere in Russia July 16th 2008 On the 6th week of my overseas trip I am currently sitting in a park witha beautiful fountain writing this on a nice summers day. The weather here is very strange. It has been humid at times, but most days it is cloudy and often looks like it will rain and it has a fair bit. Bu currently it's quite clear. Today I eel 100 times better than yesterday. I feel as if I have new eyes and a new heart to ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Kaliningrad 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
A young sporty girl from Oz, with a strong interest in Eastern Europe! Well an interest in all travel really but can speak some bad polish so....
The plan: Expeditioning by day, drinking beer by night!!
Alcoa, Barwon Water and Earthwatch are sending this lucky girl to the northern mountains of Czech Republic, the Jirserkie Mountains specifically.
Our role is to help them with the'yre current montioring of rehabiliation of this eco system - which was badly affected from acid rain and also deforestation.
Yes I feel extremely proud to be invovled in this and am looking forward to meet... full info