It ain’t Sochi………but it’s beautiful


Just down from Kykkos Monastery Troodos Mountains, Cyprus: Pedulas church With everyone’s eyes on the Olympics in Sochi it’s hard to think about much else. But here on Cyprus is truly one of the most beautiful and amazing little church on the island. You won’t see anyone skiing in these mountains this year since they … More It ain’t Sochi………but it’s beautiful

Russian / American Cultural Contrasts


America and Russia Similarities Both countries are multi-ethnic, continental, great powers, expansionist, tamed a wilderness, and settled by a variety of diverse groups. Both regard themselves as chosen nations with a messianic mission, destined to bring their own versions of enlightenment to less fortunate people, They are both Nuclear powers. The countries both think BIG, … More Russian / American Cultural Contrasts