14th August 2013 Vladikavkaz to Georgiyevsk - Russia August 14th 2013 I am now located in Russia with the Caspian sea to my right and the Black sea to my left.
This morning I set the SatNav for a city called Astrakhan so that I can head to the Russia - Kazakhstan border crossing. So I headed Northwest on the E117 until it reached E50 somewhere between Georgiyevsk and Mineralnye Vody.
Halfway through my journey I was stopped by the local Police in a blue and wh ... read more
Europe » Russia » South » Vladikavkaz 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