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Posts published in December 2007

Russia: The Red Square!

GUM Department Store DaytimeHello, Last night my Wife and I went to Red Square. For it is now the great New Years celebration! I put together a video of some of the Kremlin, Lenin’s Mausoleum, Gum Department store and everything else that is located on the Red Square. If you have never seen the Red Square this will be a…

Moscow: Cross Walks are Deadly!

Hello, I was drinking my morning cup of coffee and thinking about… As we continue through the Holidays, we must all be much more conscience about pedestrians. People need to get out to buy Holiday gifts & go to family and friends for Holiday dinners. We do not all have cars; The ones who do have cars, need to care…

Russia: The Holidays are Far From Over!

Hello, I was drinking my morning cup of coffee & thinking about how Christmas is not even half over in Russia! I had my Christmas at the 25th of December but now the Russian version of Christmas is coming twice (?) on the 1st & 7th of January…… (click: read more for rest of article) ===========================http://russian-crafts.com/customs/christmas.html New Year Eve instead…

Sleepless in Russia; The Christmas Gift!

Hello, For about a year we have slept on the worst bed on earth! Yes thee worst bed; I have slept on rocks, dirt, sticks, mud & you name it!!!! We had the worst bed in History of Mankind! :)))Our Christmas gift to ourselves was a roll up 100% cotton mattress. This is the softest and most comfortable mattress I…

Russian News: December 26th, 2007

Moscow, December 26, 2007. – The Salon Press publishing house, a subsidiary of the RBC holding (MICEX, RTS: RBCI), has completed acquisition of a 100% stake in the Kvartirny Otvet magazine. Salon Press has also received exclusive rights to publish the legendary Italian architecture, design and art magazine Domus. Both publications successfully complement the leading Russian interior design publisher’s product…

Russia: Traditions From Around The World!

Hello, I was drinking my morning cup of coffee & thinking about Winter traditions again. We had come across an article “Christmas Time in Black Canal Zone”. It showed Svet and I about how Winter traditions started in Panama. We think that it is very important for people to know how traditions start! We also came across this article from…

Windows In Russia!

Our Village House has nice windows!Hello, I found several articles on real & very old “Windows in Russia”! The old windows in Russia are true works of art. The craftsmanship is fantastic. But as all things in the world, the art is fading away. These are very nice preserved specimens. Most windows in villages of Russia are now collapsing and…

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