This hooded crow is having a ball snowboarding on a roof. I knew this critters were smart but how did this bird figure this out? I’ve seen the behavior of crows in the states which amazed me, but this is the first time I’ve since something like this here. I found a great article that … More Russian Crow Snowboarding
I was surfing the web and found this very interesting article on these spherical military weapons. It was all in Russian so I had to translate it. Sorry if it’s not the best. But it should prove to be an interesting read. In the bowl is a all one – the wheels , and the … More Russian Spherical Military Weapons
What looks like an quaint village by a river happens to be a city of the dead that was constructed in medieval times. On the border of Georgia and within Itum-Kalinsky, part of the Chechen Republic, lies a necropolis like no other in the world. It was built during the 14th century by a group … More City of the Dead – “Abode of Divinity”
On the banks of the Don River, in the picturesque Voronezh region of Russia lies one of the most fascinating tourist attractions this country has to offer – the Spassky Cave Church. It’s believed the first caves were dug into the cretaceous mounts of Kostomarovo before the adoption of Christianity in Russia. Hermit monks would … More Ancient Architecture of Russia – Spassky Cave Church
1. Kungar Cave The Kungur Ice Cave is located in near the ancient Russian town of Kungur, and stretches under the ground for over 6 kilometres. There are several dozens of grottoes in these passages, the largest of which is known as the Friendship Grotto. 2. Krubera Cave The Krubera Cave (or the Voronya Cave, … More Top 10 “Amazing” Caves of Russia
“Somebody”, told me that bears don’t roam the streets of Russia. Guess what………………….. I found one. See, look nobody is even paying attention, must be commonplace. Now I have Living proof. Okay, okay conquered that one, next thing I do……….. is find a “Yeti“. Stay tuned! Visit: https://hague6185.wordpress.com/2013/10/09/picture-of-the-day-oct-10/ Related articles From Russia with Love – … More Picture of the Day – Oct. 11
Meteorologists are predicting it’s going to be a very cold winter this year in Europe and Russia. This may be true but the best way to know is to watch and see how the animals are reacting, how are they preparing? By my careful examination of animal behavior I think we should expect it to … More Picture of the Day – Oct. 8
The remarkable footage and pictures of this rescue show the act of kindness by the people on board a helicopter. They happened to be flying over the Siberian taiga in Khanty-Mansiisk region when the moose was spotted. They recognized that the moose was trapped after falling through the ice and upon taking a closer look … More From Russia with Love – Amazing Act of Kindness
Myllykoski – rapids Rafting the Chuya in the Altai mountains Rafting the Bashkaus in Pryamoy (Straight) Canyon Whitewater Rafting, Karelia Chirko-Kem River in Karelia Rapids on Tohmajoki River Falls on the Syemlyachtsk River Belaya River in the Cauasus Mountains Aragvi River in Georgia Zhupanova River. Kamchatkz
I’d love to say that I took this post but I didn’t. Wish I did. Thought it would be fun to add a bit of humor to your day. Although this funny little feline looks to be in a bit of a jam – usually more likely to be found in a jar than a cat, going … More Picture of the Day – Sept. 11
This spot on the Kazanka river is probably 4 blocks away from our flat. I’ve been down here at sunset and it’s even more beautiful then this. The reeds you are seeing lie in the middle of this river. The river itself is full of fish, ducks, frogs, and other wildlife. The Kazanka joins the … More Picture of the Day – Aug. 27
Had a real good laugh at this one. The caption reads: Good Luck. Guess Pickles and milk don’t mix. Duh, like picking your teeth. Related articles Russian Wedding Turns into Massive Crash [Video] (autoevolution.com)
I’m not sure this is a game I want to play. Sometimes you just got to know who your friends really are. Sometimes you just got to relieve a little pressure. Remember when it was the big guys that were always picking on you? Ah, does anything need to be said here.
So if you thought Americans were crazy, think again. Now that the relations between Russia and the United States are calm It’s time to show just how much fun we really have here. Do you see the shocked look on the ladies faces, priceless. Well, uuuhhhh, can I think about it? Dang parades, never did … More And you thought Americans were crazy!
When any of us start a blog its so exciting to see the numbers grow from 0 – where ever, personally I thought did I choose the best theme, the right layout, how do I get these widgets to work, and the list goes on and on. Then what the heck do I write about? … More The Sigh of Relief
Вино́ вину́ твори́т. Literal: Wine causes guilt. When wine is in, wit is out.
According legend, The Black House was the court building. The decisions of the court were carried out by the Khan at the time along with three judges. The Khan always entered the building from the west and the others entered through their own special doors. However, there is another thought about the function of the … More The Black Chamber
When I saw this couple walking towards the beach coupled with the posted sign I was imagining this was posted as “The Speed of Love. What I wasn’t prepared for was the shadow effect I got with this picture. Them walking hand in hand, to what looks like the open ocean and the fog beyond … More The Speed of Love
It wasn’t any particular thing I was shooting, what I did see was the colors, the shapes, the textures, the chaos, for reason it spoke of the other side of nature. The things we see everyday, the things that don’t stand out but we see them all the same. Is it Chaos or the order … More Pacific Crest Trail, Columbia River Gorge
I enjoyed this shot but thought that maybe there was just to much of this rock in the foreground, so I cropped the picture and have included it also. What I would like to know is which shot do you like better?
This was a totally unexpected find on my trip to go camping up around Mt. Saint Helens. A buddy and I where exploring the area looking for the Pacific Crest Trail head. We had actually just pulled off to the side of the road. I noticed that there was a small waterfall up the creek … More Mt. Saint Helens, Washington
In our world we all hail from being from somewhere, some of us call ourselves Americans, Russians, or even maybe elsewhere. Even though I was born in America I’m not sure I can call myself an American. One could claim that I’m now a Russian since I currently reside in Russia. But in the reality … More The Bridge
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly; who … More “It is not the …