Smolensk – An Ancient Russian City of Great Wealth


Escaped Destruction of the Deadly Mongol Horde Smolensk is considered one of the oldest cities in Russia dating to around 863, the brick walled Kremlin once protected the western border of Russia. In the picture above only a small part can be seen of a wall that stretched 6.5 kilometers (4 miles). Today only 3 … More Smolensk – An Ancient Russian City of Great Wealth

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The City of Smolensk We are excited to be heading to the City of Smolensk, with a population of almost a million people and some fascinating history it should prove to be a very interesting visit. The river you are looking at here is the Dnieper River. I will be posting many pictures once we … More Our next Destination