A few weeks ago, I spent a considerable amount of time with relatives of mine who live around the world. Among the masses of our tribe, I caught up with an Israeli man living in Manila and a Russian woman now residing in Italy. Others were living in countries far from those of their birth. … More We Are Not Alone
Life in Martinique Top reasons to visit Martinique 1. The beaches, duh. You really can’t go wrong with beaches when it comes to Martinique. The white sand and crystal clear water are reason enough to spend time on the island. Blend that with the fact that they’re rarely crowded, and you’ve got yourself the perfect … More Mirror Reflections – Martinique & Russia
When we need to make something work in Russia we find a way. Related articles Can culture save relations between Russia and Britain? (rbth.co.uk)
The wall around the old city of Jerusalem Minaret of one of the Mosques One of the churches in Old town Jerusalem I believe this is the Armenian Quarters of Jerusalem Sunset over the Golden Gate What do you see? I see Angels! Hotel in Eilat Restaurant in Eilat Resort area of Eilat from the … More Architecture of Israel – Old and New
Night life in Macau Going to do something a little different here. Macau Expat is a great website on all things Macau especially for Expats. Give it a look Visit: http://www.macauexpat.com/ Night life in Moscow Doing the same thing here, looking for the nightlife check out this website. Visit: http://www.mydestination.com/moscow
Moving Day in Russia If you look real close you will see the guy sitting on the back of the car. U-haul we need you here. Visit: https://hague6185.wordpress.com/2013/09/23/picture-of-the-day-sept-24/
The Dnieper River in Dorogobuzh, Russia, before 1917. If you look at this picture above closely, the churches are doctored in but it’s still quite remarkable. While my wife and I were in Suzdal I took the picture below the extraordinary part of the second picture is this is today not a hundred years ago. … More Picture of the Day – Sept. 18
Life in Croatia Well, we are a forty fifty-something couple, with a dream. The dream of one day owning a holiday home somewhere by the sea, our very own “Place in the Sun”. Why?… well why not? Having lived most of our lives in a chaotic, cosmopolitan, exciting, attractive, great European capital city like London, … More Mirror Reflections – Croatia & Russia
It seems like it was just yesterday that I arrive here in Russia, but in the reality it’s been almost a year. The starting of a new life here has been incredible. I want to thank all my family, friends, and readers for the support that you have given. As “Life in Russia” grows and … More Picture of the Day – Sept. 1
Thoughts about Austria After living here some time, I thought I could write down a few words regarding the healthcare system here – both from my (small) personal experience and also from what I learned from colleagues or friends. All the points are written from the perspective of someone full-time employed and contributing to the … More Mirror Reflections – Austria & Russia
Thoughts about Slovakian Castles You can see Šariš Castle sitting atop an almost volcanic looking flat-topped mountain from miles away. From a distance, the silhouette of the castle perched above Veľký Šariš was none too impressive. However, after hiking an hour or so from the village center, up a path winding around the mountain, it … More Mirror Reflections – Slovakia & Russia
1: Russians distrust anything cheap. (no wal-marts in Russia) 2: The English word “bargain” can not be adequately translated into Russian. 3: Although Russians distrust anything with a cheap price, they are fine with freebies. (Americans too) 4: A Russian who reaches high levels of power feels it his his/her duty to put … More So you want to know a little about Russians? Part I
In Macedonia Kolesino waterfall … The waterfall gently falls over the stone cliffs nestled in the forest of the Belasica Mountain at a height of 19 metres (62 ft.) in multiple watery streams only to reform into the river below. Kolesino waterfall is found at an elevation of 610 meters on the Baba River in … More Mirror Reflections – Macedonia & Russia
To all my fellow bloggers, thank you. This last week was incredible, thanks to you. This next week I will be visiting new parts of Russia and won’t have access to the internet. But stay tuned because when I return from my travels I will definitely be sharing my new experiences of “Life in Russia” … More “Stay Tuned”, new experiences are coming!
Struggling with a New Language Hello Everybody, I’ve started this blog to let everyone know what we are doing while we are in Russia. It is my hope to share with you our experiences, travels, hopes, dreams, hardships, and life in general here. I’ve been here in Russia know for the last several months getting … More Hello world!