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Walking around Turku (Finland)


The Russian proverb says, “Chicken is not a bird, and Finland is not a foreign country” (same is said in the Belarusian proverb about Poland). Despite certain similarities of the landscape in Russia and Finland which became the ground for this proverb, there is a lot to see in both very different countries. Here we will tell about Turku –…

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Kazbegi, Georgia


Mount Kazbek is famous due to Russian literature: schoolchildren in the Soviet Union and some post-Soviet countries learnt by heart poetic pieces by Jury Lermontov or read books by Ilf and Petrov, all describing Kazbek. To this well-known dormant stratovolcano and one of the major mountains of the Caucasus, we came from Gonio through Batumi, Tbilisi, by Georgian Military Road.…

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