If Saint-Petersburg is known as the City of Bridges, there is every reason for the name, for sixty-eight rivers, canals and creeks criss-cross it in all directions, cutting it up into forty-two islands, large and small.
City Hall has found a new way of taxing the credulity of the poor. Instead of gaming halls, which are to be banned from Jan. 1, 2008, gamblers are being offered a state lottery alternative.
Pyatigorsk is a city in Stavropol Krai on the Podkumok River in the Southern Federal District of Russia, about twenty kilometers from Mineralnye Vody. The name Pyatigorsk means “five mountains” in Russian and is so called because of the five peaks of the Beshtau (which also means “five mountains” in Turkic) of the Caucasian mountain […]
7 August 2008 at 15:35
Awesome!!! Great work. I’m sending a link to photographer friend of mine so he can take a look too.Love esther
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