Ugliich's temperature varies from -35 to +35 degrees. In winter the fairly shallow Volga freezes, and in this town the ice grows 2 to 3 metres deep! A bit rainy when we went for a 90min walking tour that included a little concert of folk songs sung by an excellent baritone group. We visited these pretty churches.
Volga Dream cruise May 29th 2017 Geo: 57.5247, 38.3328We embarked our ship on Sunday afternoon. The Volga Dream carries a maximum of 109 passengers (95 on this trip) on four decks. We have a nice suite on the top deck. It is comfortable and functional but not especially luxurious. The food is good and the staff pleasant and efficient. Wine and beer are included with lunch and dinner, which is fine.The first night and mos ... read more
Europe » Russia 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