Tag : From Russia With Love

Dolgobrodskaya Street - Улица Долгобродская

Happy Defender of the Fatherland Day, Belarus! This is the last set of photos from the ‘Around Minsk’ photo series. In the top photo: the Trinity Hill, the oldest surviving district of Minsk. The historic neighborhood sprawls along the left bank of the Svislach River in the southeastern part of the modern city. The district takes its name from the …

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Subway Station Nemiga - Станция Метро Немига

I continue roaming the streets of the capital city of Belarus and dedicate the second post of the ‘Around Minsk’ photo series to Darya Domracheva, Belarusian biathlete born in Minsk, who has just won a gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, the second Winter Olympics gold medal in the country’s history. Congratulations, Belarus! [warning]Updated February 14, 2014. Today …

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Nemiga. Minsk, Belarus - Немига. Минск, Беларусь

I announced the ‘Around Minsk’ photo series back in November… Sorry it took so long to get the images edited. Good news, I am ready to take you on a sightseeing tour that includes three dozen snaps I had taken while roaming the streets of the capital city of Belarus. For more photography, please see my other posts from EuroTrip …

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Pretty Face of Minsk, Belarus

Happy Old New Year, Belarus! Today’s post is dedicated to Belarusian “Snow-maidens” :) All these street portraits and candid shots of cute girls and beautiful women have been taken during my EuroTrip 2013 to Minsk, Belarus. The ladies are passersby I have met on the streets of Minsk. Believe it or not, during the entire trip no one answered “No” …

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Moscow Unplugged

Two years ago, when I transferred media files from my previous travel blog to Memographer.com, these photos of night Moscow got unplugged from two published posts ‘From Russia With Love‘ and ‘One Sunny Day In Moscow‘. Glad to share them today. Click on image to view full size.

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Beautiful Sights of Minsk Botanical Garden

Today, I’d like to share my photo story from the Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, which in the year of 2012 celebrated its 80th anniversary. Located in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, the garden is home to about 9,000 varieties of plants planted over an area of 96 hectares (240 acres), which makes it …

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Street Wedding Photography: Brides in Czech Republic and Belarus

As Atlanta Wedding Photographer, I was very excited about the street wedding photography project I planned to photograph during my travel to Europe this summer. Fortunately, I visited Prague, Czech Republic and Minsk, Belarus on Saturdays- the wedding days. So it wasn’t difficult to find the newlyweds on the streets. In Nemiga, Minsk’s Old Town district, I counted fifteen brides …

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Photo Essay from Minsk: Bronze Belarusians

I must admit, I haven’t seen so many bronze statues per a square meter in any other city of the World. Here is a set of photographs of bronze statues taken in Minsk, Belarus during EuroTrip 2013. Also I’ve added a few unpublished shots from EuroTrip 2005. This set starts with three photos of the monument located on Yakub Kolas …

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Prague, Czech Republic

This is the “pilot post” of my EuroTrip 2013. I’ve taken 2,500+ photos in Prague, Czech Republic and Minsk, Belarus and can’t wait to share with you my favorite shots. As usual, during the trip I worked on several subjects/themes. So, the following themed posts are at the top of my publishing list. Some of them will have multiple parts. …

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The City Gates. Vokzal Square, Minsk, Belarus

Minsk is the capital and largest city in Belarus. It has a population of 1,837,000 inhabitants (2009). From 1919 to 1991 Minsk was the capital of the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (B.S.S.R.)- one of fifteen Republics of the Soviet Union. Due to political situation not much has changed in Belarus since Soviet times (compare to other 14 Republics). That is …

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Saint Basil's Cathedral. Moscow, Russia

Moscow, Russia was the last city on my trip so called “From Russia With Love”, which included three major cities of the former Soviet Union- Minsk, Grodno, and Moscow. During an entire trip I was really looking forward to explore the capital of Russia. My only concern was the weather (it might get really cold and wet in spring). Fortunately, …

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The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. View from Moscow River. Moscow, Russia

Moscow (Russian: Moskva) is the capital of the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; Soviet Union) from 1922 to 1991, and since 1991 of the Russian Federation. I have been in Moscow during Soviet times. But, due to short visits, I haven’t explored the city as much as I wished to. So, when I planned this three-day trip, I put …

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