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An unsettling, timely, and darkly comic exposé of Putin's Russia and European disintegration from highly acclaimed travel writer Rory MacLean.
Mtskheta, Georgia's Holy City.
Mtskheta is one of the oldest cities in Georgia and its former capital. Lodged only twenty kilometers north of Tbilisi, it stands at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers. The importance of its service to Christianity led it to be dubbed the Holy City.
Moscow: A Guide to Soviet Modernist Architecture 1955 -1991 provides descriptions of almost 100 buildings from the most underrated period of Soviet architecture.
- The first ever guide to architecture of post-modernist Russia with descriptions of almost 100 buildings spanning 3 decades
This is the first guide to bring together the architecture made during t
Over 135,000 copies sold and now in its tenth edition A trip across Siberia on the longest continuous railway track in the world is undoubtedly the journey of a lifetime. It's also a convenient way to reach China, Mongolia or Japan. Tickets are not expensive or difficult to arrange.
Curious about how ordinary people in the Soviet Union lived, L. Arlene Hink and her husband went on a fifty-two day trip in 1968. Traveling on the Trans-Siberian Railroad across Russia and continuing into European Russia and the Ukraine made them want to learn more about the people.
100 traditional yet surprisingly modern recipes from the far northern corners of Russia, featuring ingredients and dishes that young Russians are rediscovering as part of their heritage.
“A necessary resource for food writers and for eaters, a fascinating read and good excuse to make fermented oatmeal.”—Bon Appétit
Dolmens are mysterious stone structures scattered around previously inaccessible parts of Russia. Built by an ancient megalithic culture, these structures have been both revered and looted for centuries. Very little is known about these stone creations, though one thing is for sure: their power is undeniable.