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PICS – Russia

This is a collection of pictures from Russia, the result of a trip in 2011 to Moscow and across the country on the Trans-Siberian....

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VIDEO – Russia – Trans-Siberian Railway

The Trans-Siberian (actually Trans-Mongolian) from Moscow to Ulanbaatar. Life on board, the stations, and the views. Audio: 1812 Overture...

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Trans-Siberian Railway 2011 (5) – Moscow to Mongolia

The days on the train, four and a half days continuously on the move.   I’m lying in bed in my “ger” in Mongolia,...

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VIDEO – Russia – Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal is no. 754 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Filmed from the train on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Audio: The Russian...

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WHC List #0754 – Lake Baikal

This huge lake in Siberia is a natural phenomenon, but is also of big cultural importance to the Russians. The UNESCO World Heritage List...

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VIDEO – Russia – Moscow – Kremlin

“Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow” is no. 545 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. This video is from the magnificent...

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Trans-Siberian Railway 2011 (4) – Moscow (3)

A cruise on the Moskva River, the Gorky Park, the Kremlin and the departure for Siberia.   Monday 23.5, Moscow The Russian capital of...

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WHC List #1097 – Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent

A convent in the middle of Moscow doubled as a fortress. The UNESCO World Heritage List includes several hundred properties with...

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VIDEO – Russia – Moscow – Metro

The Moscow metro is one of the world’s most famous, and must certainly be the one with the most beautiful stations. Audio: Alexander...

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VIDEO – Russia – Moscow – Moskva River

Cruising down the Moscow (Moskva) River on a river boat. A relaxing way to see some of the major sights in the Russian capital. Audio:...

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VIDEO – Russia – Sergiev Posad

“The Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad” is no. 657 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List....

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Trans-Siberian Railway 2011 (3) – Moscow (2)

An excursion to a wonderful city in the Golden Ring and an evening in Moscow.   Sunday 22.5, Moscow and Sergiev Posad Another nice...

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WHC List #0545 – Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

From the gold capped onion domes of the Kremlin, and its high walls, to the large square and the buildings on it, this heritage site is...

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VIDEO – Russia – Moscow – Red Square

“Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow” is no. 545 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. This video is from the Red Square, one of...

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VIDEO – Russia – Moscow – St Basil’s Cathedral

“Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow” is no. 545 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The video shows the inside and outside of...

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