So here’s the Question What if you grew up in a country were your chances of getting a good education was next to impossible? What would you do if the city you lived in was considered one of the worst in the world? You’re poor! You’re opportunities are limited! What would you do? Give up! … More A Tale of Two Cultures
Introduction: It’s one thing to read about different lands and cultures but it’s a whole different experience to see it through the eyes of another. This Guest blogger has lived in Central Siberia off and on for over 15 years. I was so delighted when he agreed to do a post for “Life in Russia”. … More My Paradigm Shift in the Land of Buryat
Photo by: Melissa-sama Life in Tajikistan Culture The traditions and culture in Tajikistan are different and similar at the same time, the same as it is in many different countries all over the world. But Tajikistan is a small mountainous country and many of its spots and areas were quite isolated (some areas – very … More Mirror Reflections – Tajikistan & Russia
Cyprus, the island of “Love” Walk with me while I explore the “Island of Love” Let me show you around this land of beauty It’s history, it’s culture, and it’s friendly people You will find this place “hands up” I think you will enjoy it as much as I am. By the way, one of … More And the answer is……….”Cyprus”!
Warriors These are warriors dressed for battle or dance, displaying a variety of handheld clubs, i-wau. Attention is drawn here to the boar’s tusk ornaments, bati ni vuaka, worn by the men on the left, the form of the sash worn by three of the men, and the skirts, likuvau, made from pleated lengths of … More Mirror Reflections – Fiji & Russia
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center Life in Azerbaijan This fertile, generous and friendly land was and is the home of many inspired thinkers, philosophers, scientists, poets, architects, musicians and artists. There is a legend tells that Zardusht was born in this land. Azerbaijan has enriched all humankind with such geniuses as Nizami Ganjevi, Hagani Shirvani, Bahmanyar, … More Mirror Reflections – Azerbaijan & Russia