The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
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Saratov

Gagarin Landing Spot

Korolev commemorated, Saratov, Russia, Sept 2013
Korolev commemorated

Gagarin Museum

The Holy Saint returns to Earth, Saratov, Russia, Sept 2013
The Holy Saint returns to Earth
Gagarin visits Saratov, Russia, Sept 2013
Gagarin visits Saratov
Gagarin as a young steelworker, Saratov, Russia, Sept 2013
Gagarin as a young steelworker

WWII Memorial Hill

WWII Monument, Saratov, Russia, Sept 2013
WWII Monument
"Compatriots, Killed in a Local War" To Afghanistan,, Saratov, Russia, Sept 2013
"Compatriots, Killed in a Local War"
To Afghanistan, North Caucasus, Africa, Central and Middle Asia
View to the Volga, Saratov, Russia, Sept 2013
View to the Volga

Around Saratov

Lenin in Saratov, Russia, Sept 2013
Lenin in Saratov
The Mighty Volga, Saratov, Russia, Sept 2013
The Mighty Volga
Felix Dzerzhinsky In front of Saratov station, Russia, Sept 2013
Felix Dzerzhinsky
In front of Saratov station
Saratov-Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
Saratov-Makhachkala
Saratov-Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
Saratov-Makhachkala

Makhachkala

Central Mosque, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
Central Mosque
Dagestan Revolutionaries (?) Monument, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
Dagestan Revolutionaries (?) Monument
Lenin in Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
Lenin in Makhachkala
Lenin Square, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
Lenin Square, Makhachkala
Mosaic, in Lenin Square, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
Mosaic, in Lenin Square
Mosaic, in Lenin Square, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
Mosaic, in Lenin Square
Lenin #2 in Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
Lenin #2 in Makhachkala
"Teacher" Monument, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
"Teacher" Monument
"Teacher" Monument, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
"Teacher" Monument
WWII Heroes monument, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
WWII Heroes monument
The Caspian at Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
The Caspian at Makhachkala
"Road Traffic University" (?) With a surprise Stalin, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
"Road Traffic University" (?)
With a surprise Stalin
"Thanks for Victory", Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
"Thanks for Victory"
Hotel President, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
Hotel President
Minibus for Derbent, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
Minibus for Derbent
29 miles NW of Derbent, Makhachkala, Russia, Sept 2013
29 miles NW of Derbent

Derbent

Derbent Station, Russia, Sept 2013
Derbent Station
Lenin in Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
Lenin in Derbent
Lenin in Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
Lenin in Derbent
Caspian at Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
Caspian at Derbent
City Walls, Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
City Walls
City Wall Gate, Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
City Wall Gate
Former Armenian Church, Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
Former Armenian Church
WWII Memorial, Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
WWII Memorial
WWII Museum, Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
WWII Museum

Naryn-Kala Fortress

Naryn-Kala Fortress, Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
Naryn-Kala Fortress
Castle/Palace entrance, Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
Castle/Palace entrance
Khan's bath house (16-17th c), Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
Khan's bath house (16-17th c)
Archaeological dig, Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
Archaeological dig
Archaeological dig, Derbent, Russia, Sept 2013
Archaeological dig


And then from Derbent into Azerbaijan and Georgia and then back into Russia, at Vladikavkaz.

Vladikavkaz

Russian border post, Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
Russian border post
10 miles Soith of Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
10 miles Soith of Vladikavkaz
My Russian rescuers Gave me a ride from the border to Vladikavk, Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
My Russian rescuers
Gave me a ride from the border to Vladikavkaz
Lenin in Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
Lenin in Vladikavkaz
Charming 19th c. Mosque, Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
Charming 19th c. Mosque
Distant Caucasus, Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
Distant Caucasus

"Memorial to Glory"

Soviet version of Trajan's column, Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
Soviet version of Trajan's column
Zhukov riding into Red Square, Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
Zhukov riding into Red Square
Stalin in Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
Stalin in Vladikavkaz
Outstanding WWII Memorial mosaic, Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
Outstanding WWII Memorial mosaic
Mosaic Medal: Vladikavkaz 1942, Russia, Sept 2013
Mosaic Medal: Vladikavkaz 1942
Beslan memorial, Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
Beslan memorial
Soviet Obelisk, Vladikavkaz, Russia, Sept 2013
Soviet Obelisk

Beslan

Stalin in Beslan On a minor street near the Railway Station, Russia, Sept 2013
Stalin in Beslan
On a minor street near the Railway Station
Beslan School + Memorial The memorial wraps the Gymnasium where, Russia, Sept 2013
Beslan School + Memorial
The memorial wraps the Gymnasium where many died.
Beslan School, Russia, Sept 2013
Beslan School
Beslan Gymnasium With impromptu memorials preserved, Russia, Sept 2013
Beslan Gymnasium
With impromptu memorials preserved
Beslan Mosque, Russia, Sept 2013
Beslan Mosque
Beslan Cemetery: massacre section, Russia, Sept 2013
Beslan Cemetery: massacre section
Beslan memorial, Russia, Sept 2013
Beslan memorial
Security Forces Memorial, Beslan, Russia, Sept 2013
Security Forces Memorial

Moscow

Museum of the Revolution, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Museum of the Revolution
Museum of the Revolution, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Museum of the Revolution
Museum of the Revolution, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Museum of the Revolution
Museum of the Revolution, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Museum of the Revolution
Belorusskaya metro statue, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Belorusskaya metro statue
Karl Marx Ploshchad Revolutsii, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Karl Marx
Ploshchad Revolutsii
Lubyanka, under rennovation., Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Lubyanka, under rennovation.
Solovki Stone With view to the Lubyanka, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Solovki Stone
With view to the Lubyanka
Church of the Trinity in Nikitinov, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Church of the Trinity in Nikitinov
Znamensky Monastery (Monastery of the Sign), Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Znamensky Monastery
(Monastery of the Sign)
St George's Church, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
St George's Church
Old English Court, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Old English Court
Spassky Tower, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Spassky Tower
St Basil's, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
St Basil's
Scotsman in Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Scotsman in Moscow
Gastronom No 1, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Gastronom No 1
Bizarre Peter the Great statue, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Bizarre Peter the Great statue
Felix Dzerzhinsky Tretyakov Sculpture Garden, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Felix Dzerzhinsky
Tretyakov Sculpture Garden
Yakov Sverdlov Tretyakov Sculpture Garden, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Yakov Sverdlov
Tretyakov Sculpture Garden
Gorky Park, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Gorky Park
Lenin at Kaluga Square, Moscow, Russia, Sept 2013
Lenin at Kaluga Square

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