nijniy_novgorod_01
6 The Place of Meeting of Two Great Rivers

The Place of Meeting of Two Great Rivers

In Nizhny Novgorod of Russia there is an interesting place where two great rivers meet -
the Oka and the Volga (the darker one). It looks rather beautiful and spectacular. 
Read more...
1
1 Alien Landscapes of the Russian Geyser Pool

Alien Landscapes of the Russian Geyser Pool

One of world alien landscapes can be found in Altai, not far from Aktash village. The focus is on the geyser pool
that is also called "Blue Lake" sometimes. It seems Russia does not have similar lakes, it is the only one.
Read more...
25-1
2 Beautiful Wild Nature of Russia

Beautiful Wild Nature of Russia

"National Geographic Russia" has been accepting photos of wild Russian nature since 2011. The list of categories is getting only wider. This
time they divided works of participants into sixteen categories. Judges have chosen winners among 45000 pictures. Enjoy the best!
Read more...
2
1 Beautiful Russia Beyond Moscow

Beautiful Russia Beyond Moscow

Those who live in Moscow tend to forget that Russia stretches really far and looks very
diverse. Provincial places of the huge country have their own beauty and charm.
Read more...
6 Wild Nature of Russia 2012

Wild Nature of Russia 2012

"National Geographic Russia" magazine and the Russian geographic community have held a photo contest "Wild Nature of Russia 2012". The photos must be taken all over Russia and feature
landscapes, wild animals in natural habitat, underwater shots etc. Only Russians can participate in the contest. Below are some photos from the contest held last year.
Read more...
24 The Cave City of Chufut-Calais

The Cave City of Chufut-Calais

Spring at the Crimea is amazing! Especially the snow-covered trees on the mountains. If you go to the cave city of Chufut-Calais during the dull weather you will get to see the puzzling views of nature. The ruins of the cave city of
Chufut-Calais are located on a plateau which rises 540 meters above sea level. It was founded by the Byzantine Empire in the VI century as a fortress. The name of the city Chufut- Calais translates as the "Jewish fortress".
Read more...
5 Flying Over The Volga Delta

Flying Over The Volga Delta

The Volga is the large Russian river that flows in the central part of the country. This river plays a very important role in the Russian
culture: a lot of stories, legends and fairy tales relate to it. Now we are going to fly over one of the most important Russian rivers.
Read more...
9 Following In Beavers’ Tracks

Following In Beavers’ Tracks

Let's make a trip to the places where beavers
are often seen and explore their settlement.
Read more...
5 Do You Know How Diamonds Are Extracted?

Do You Know How Diamonds Are Extracted?

Let's discover the way of extracting diamonds in the Russian region of Ural. Only 1% of
Russian diamonds come from here, but with  help of a very interesting machine.
Read more...
2 Exploring Fumaroles In Kamchatka

Exploring Fumaroles In Kamchatka

Fumaroles are cracks and holes in craters and slopes of a vulcano from which vulcanic gases come out. To have a
look at fumarole glade of Mutnovsky volcano in Kamchatka one has to climb its extreme steep slopes.
Read more...

  • Random Post