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1 Trans-Siberian Railway as Viewed by Travelers

Trans-Siberian Railway as Viewed by Travelers

Setting off on a rail adventure on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway, the world’s longest railroad, can by right be called a journey of a lifetime. The Moscow - Ulan Bator route is among the most popular Trans-Siberian train tours and the experience is full of surprises! The setting changes every day as the train makes its way from the capital of Russia, Moscow, to the capital of Mongolia, Ulan Bator. The train passes a total of
15+ cities and covers the distance of 6266 kilometers (3894 miles), crossing Russia from west to southeast. To get an insight of the cities on the route, travelers choose not to spend all the time solely on board trains and thus stay for 1-2 days touring the chosen destinations, accompanied by professional local guides. Here’s what the Trans-Siberian Railway is all about from the eyes of travelers!
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1 Nice Little Russian Town in Altai Mountains

Nice Little Russian Town in Altai Mountains

This is Chemal town in Altai region, Russia. Population just 4,000 people. It's staying in a
valley between two mountains. It's a very picturesque little town, just take a look at it.
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2 Two days in Moscow in 1982

Two days in Moscow in 1982

So this is a kind of a time machine. Foreign tourist arrived in Moscow April 30th 1982 and stayed
there two days. He made numerous photos of what he saw around. Now we can see them too.
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0 Hot Springs on Iturup Island: The Eight Meter Waterfall With Hot Water

Hot Springs on Iturup Island: The Eight Meter Waterfall With Hot Water

The most famous volcano on Iturup island of Kurill islands on the Eastern part of Russia, next to Japan. Because of the
volcano there are plenty of hot springs on the island. Russian traveller Sergey visited the place and made some photos.
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2 Russian Ussuriysk Siberian Railroad in 1897

Russian Ussuriysk Siberian Railroad in 1897

Those are old photographs from Ussuriysk Siberian railway, in 1897. Sadly most of the photos have no
captions. However this one on top is Vladivostok railway station and its square in 1897.
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2 A Journey to Russian Arctics on a Car: No Roads, Polar Bears, Atomic Icebreakers and more

A Journey to Russian Arctics on a Car: No Roads, Polar Bears, Atomic Icebreakers and more

North of Russia is a wild place. No roads, you can't travel on the car just planes or helicopters. But in winter things change - there an opportunity appears to go on the "winter roads" - roads made of hard compressed snow that magically disappear in spring again This guy used this opportunity to travel to the
Northern coast of Russia on his car and see the atomic icebreakers in their natural habitat.  He crossed Arctic Ocean, and besides he met local people who send their kids to school on helicopters, saw abandoned Soviet army bases on Polar islands, Northernmost in the world railroad and many more...
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6 Man Builds Bicycle Powered Mobile Home, Travels Across Siberia

Man Builds Bicycle Powered Mobile Home, Travels Across Siberia

This Russian man has built a
bicycle powered mobile home.
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1 Some Nice Collection of Hanging Bridges Across the Russia

Some Nice Collection of Hanging Bridges Across the Russia

Russia has plenty of hanging bridges around. One photographer went travelling and took photos of
the hanging bridges of Russia, here are some of them. First one above is from Perm region.
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0 American visits “Pioneer Palace” in Leningrad, 1958

American visits “Pioneer Palace” in Leningrad, 1958

American traveller went to St.Petersburg in 1958. He went straight to Leningrad's Pioneers Palace. Those were houses in USSR that attracted youth for their after-school activities, sort of YMCA or other after-school clubs. Kids of different ages
were endulging in all sort of activities - starting from painting or other applied art, then got their own swimming pool, dancing clubs, even movie studio to teach kids how to make small movies. Let's take a look what he saw:
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0 Foreigner in Russia travels Volga River in 1958

Foreigner in Russia travels Volga River in 1958

Yet another American photographer went to see USSR in 1958. His focus of interest was the Volga river and
cities on its shores. After he returned he made an album called "Volga River Essay", and here it is:
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