St Petersburg, Russia – The artistry of spilled blood

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Rate our ReviewsSt Petersburg, Russia under Tsar Alexander II, had lost many wars; the economy was in tatters and people were revolting against him in St.Petersburg. The Tsar had survived an assassination attempt in his own winter palace and also survived another , when the train he had travelled on was derailed. On the 13th […]

Moscow – Metro art & underground palaces

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Rate our ReviewsBuildings with escalators climbing up or stepping down into deep tunnels and people briskly going up and down to reach their platforms, to catch their metro rail may sound ordinary.  But if I tell you that people enjoy going about this routine in a well lit, beautifully decorated ambiance with sculptures, mosaics, murals […]

Alexander Gardens, Kremlin in Moscow

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Rate our ReviewsKremlin in Russian means a citadel in English.  Once upon a time, on the banks of the Muskova river, grew a town. Its town center had a church and palace. Beyond its walls a market and around it settlements grew. The town center became a citadel and that landmark is called the iconic Kremlin, […]

St. Basil’s Cathedral Bonfire or the Russian heaven at Red square – Moscow

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Rate our ReviewsOnce upon a time, or maybe during the late fourteenth century, there lived a man in Moscow whose name was Basil. He was the son of a cobbler and wore no clothes even during the freezing cold months. He lived the life of anesthetic. The mighty Tsar as well as his lords, the highly […]

Russia & Moscow-Understanding

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Rate our ReviewsRussia is a conglomeration of many states with Moscow it’s capital. My curiosity to visit this land, was huge, as it encompasses more than 1/8th of the earth’s landmass and is the largest political and geographical country in the world. Its population makes it the ninth most populous country. Once, nomadic tribes from […]