Things worth knowing on the travel front.
A short look at one very avid football (soccer) fan, who rode his bike all the way from Egypt to Russia for the World Cup.
An office worker gives up his job to walk all 3,645 kilometers of Europe’s longest river. This is his story.
Today, we officially put to print the book for our Children of 1917 project: Resilience: Life Stories of Centenarians Born in the Year of Revolution.
We travel to a distant, Siberian lake, Russia’s second deepest, in search of the remains of ancient Evenk culture. The reindeer may be largely gone, but fishing is still an important, and powerful, shared tradition.
Moscow opens Zaryade, and other news from the travel front.
Our last stop on the Children of 1917 expedition was Finland, namely Tampere, the country's second largest city, where we met our final two heroes.
Minsk is a city built for giants. And it is where we met a great soul, Maria Fyodorovna Rylik, who dedicated her life to teaching and her family.
On borders, learning Polish, the influence of culture, and the importance of a sense of humor.
A second post from Krasnoyarsk, where we meet a poetry-writing, rug-weaving centenarian.
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