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15th August 2013 Liman - Close to the Caspian sea in Russia 20130816_084711

Not sure whether these Russian beauties from the hotel in Liman were keen to be photographed with me or the car. I think the name badge on the lady to my left says EKATERINA.
15th August 2013 Liman - Close to the Caspian sea in Russia

August 15th 2013
Next morning after breakfast, I met another Russian gentleman who showed me his ‘garden’ beside the car park. He grew some maize, roses and sunflower. He was obviously very proud of his garden chatted to me in his native Russian and I pretended to understand what he was saying. Despite the language barrier, I understood that the man was trying to make friends because so very few foreigners com ... read more
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