Sometimes it pays not to listen to those who have never been there... August 31st 2012 "Don't go to Tuva. I heard its full of drunks sometimes they attack tourists." We hear these words for the first time when we arrive in Vladivostok from a fellow backpacker who has just ridden his motorbike across Russia.
"Don't go to Tuva. They don't know how to handle their alcohol and they often attack Russians. ... read more
Europe » Russia » Siberia » Tuva 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