The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
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Russia May 2010

 
  Sochi   Stalin's Dacha   Rostov   Ryazan   Moscow

Sochi

Black Sea Riviera 18 miles SE of Sochi, Russia May 2010
Black Sea Riviera
18 miles SE of Sochi
Soviet Bathing House (?), Sochi, Russia May 2010
Soviet Bathing House (?)
Cathedral of Archangel Michael, Sochi, Russia May 2010
Cathedral of Archangel Michael
Tsar Nicholas, Sochi, Russia May 2010
Tsar Nicholas
WWII Memorial, Sochi, Russia May 2010
WWII Memorial
Peter the Great, Sochi, Russia May 2010
Peter the Great
Sochi Lenin, Russia May 2010
Sochi Lenin
Sochi Lenin, Russia May 2010
Sochi Lenin
Lenin Mosaic, Sochi, Russia May 2010
Lenin Mosaic
Surgeons and Nurses Monument (Initially rather creepy looking.), Sochi, Russia May 2010
Surgeons and Nurses Monument
(Initially rather creepy looking.)
Sochi Golden Fleece, Russia May 2010
Sochi Golden Fleece

Stalin's Dacha

A half-day tour to Stalin's Dacha and Mount Akhun.
Stalin's Dacha (Resturant Sign), Russia May 2010
Stalin's Dacha
(Resturant Sign)
Dacha entrance, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Dacha entrance
Dacha Courtyard, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Dacha Courtyard
Main Rooms, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Main Rooms
Stalin's Conference Room, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Stalin's Conference Room
Stalin's swimmimg pool, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Stalin's swimmimg pool
Stalin at his desk, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Stalin at his desk
Scotsman meets Stalin, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Scotsman meets Stalin
Mount Akhun vista tower, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Mount Akhun vista tower
Distant Adler, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Distant Adler
Distant, hazy, Sochi, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Distant, hazy, Sochi
Caucasus range, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Caucasus range
Distant Caucasus peaks, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
Distant Caucasus peaks
50 miles N of Sochi, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
50 miles N of Sochi
60 miles N of Sochi, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
60 miles N of Sochi
17 miles N or Krasnodar, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
17 miles N or Krasnodar
20 miles SW of Rostov, Stalin's Dacha, Russia May 2010
20 miles SW of Rostov

Rostov

Gagarin, Rostov, Russia May 2010
Gagarin
Lenin at Lenin Sq. Rostov, Russia May 2010
Lenin at Lenin Sq. Rostov
Lenin at Lenin Sq., Rostov, Russia May 2010
Lenin at Lenin Sq.
The Mighty Don, Rostov, Russia May 2010
The Mighty Don
Rostov Cathedral, Russia May 2010
Rostov Cathedral
Cathedral Bell Tower, Rostov, Russia May 2010
Cathedral Bell Tower
Rostov Downtown Lenin, Russia May 2010
Rostov Downtown Lenin
Revolutionary Monument (?), Rostov, Russia May 2010
Revolutionary Monument (?)
Socialist Realism, Rostov, Russia May 2010
Socialist Realism
Traffic on the Don, Rostov, Russia May 2010
Traffic on the Don
88 miles SE of Ryazan, Rostov, Russia May 2010
88 miles SE of Ryazan
3 miles SW of Ryazan, Rostov, Russia May 2010
3 miles SW of Ryazan

Ryazan

WWII Memorial, Ryazan, Russia May 2010
WWII Memorial
Small Silvery Lenin, Ryazan, Russia May 2010
Small Silvery Lenin
Ryazan Lenin, Russia May 2010
Ryazan Lenin
Kremlin Bell Tower (Under restoration.), Ryazan, Russia May 2010
Kremlin Bell Tower
(Under restoration.)
Kremlin Cathedral (1699), Ryazan, Russia May 2010
Kremlin Cathedral (1699)
View from Kremlin, Ryazan, Russia May 2010
View from Kremlin
35 miles E of Moscow, Ryazan, Russia May 2010
35 miles E of Moscow
35 miles E of Moscow, Ryazan, Russia May 2010
35 miles E of Moscow

Moscow

St Basil's, Moscow, Russia May 2010
St Basil's
Lenin's Tomb, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Lenin's Tomb
Zhukov, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Zhukov
Central Museum of the Armed Forces, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Central Museum of the Armed Forces
Welcoming Tank, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Welcoming Tank
Lenin and the Red Army Welcoming visitors., Moscow, Russia May 2010
Lenin and the Red Army
Welcoming visitors.
The Reichstag Banner, Moscow, Russia May 2010
The Reichstag Banner
Victory Parade banners, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Victory Parade banners
Zhukov, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Zhukov
D-Day Section, Moscow, Russia May 2010
D-Day Section
Gary Power's U2 (1960), Moscow, Russia May 2010
Gary Power's U2 (1960)
Oddly sinister painting., Moscow, Russia May 2010
Oddly sinister painting.
Peace-loving ICBM, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Peace-loving ICBM
Armoured Locomotive, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Armoured Locomotive
Monument to the Conquerors of Space, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Monument to the Conquerors of Space
Lenin showing the way Base of Cosmonaut memorial, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Lenin showing the way
Base of Cosmonaut memorial
Korolev, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Korolev
Gagarin, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Gagarin
Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Museum of Cosmonautics
Gagarin's capsule (replica) Vosotok 1, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Gagarin's capsule (replica)
Vosotok 1
Gagarin's (training) suit, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Gagarin's (training) suit
Belka and Strelka And their spaceship., Moscow, Russia May 2010
Belka and Strelka
And their spaceship.
Cosmonauts in the snow With authentic Soyuz re-entry capsule, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Cosmonauts in the snow
With authentic Soyuz re-entry capsule
Idealized Gagarin landing, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Idealized Gagarin landing
The Chief Designer Sergei Korolev, Moscow, Russia May 2010
The Chief Designer
Sergei Korolev
VDNKh Pavilion, Moscow, Russia May 2010
VDNKh Pavilion
Lenin at VDNKh, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Lenin at VDNKh
Kyrgyzstan at VDNKh, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Kyrgyzstan at VDNKh
VDNKh Fountains, Moscow, Russia May 2010
VDNKh Fountains
Karelia at VDNKh, Moscow, Russia May 2010
Karelia at VDNKh

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