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Rural Tourism in Russia
Rural tourism in Russia continues to develop, and in many villages you can rent a room or a house to take a break from everyday life in the city.
Ecotourism in Bashkiria: the Village of Kaga
Kaga is one of the most distinctive and colorful villages in Bashkiria, where ecotourism is actively developing.
Travelling to Voznesenka Village
It is not easy to reach Voznesenka: you may choose only a bus from Uchalov as a public transport.
Vitoslavlice Village
Once village Vitoslavlice was situated to the south of Novgorod, near the St. George's Monastery, on the shore of the Myachin Lake and the Volkhov River.
Bubonitsy could be called an extinct village: already in 1985 there were only two permanent residents among all twenty-two houses an old man and an old woman, a brother and a sister...
The Village of Mermeriny
The village of Mermeriny immediately attracts attention by its name sounding like some fabulous womans name. At least, for those who have never heard about Mermeriny before. For those who have been here Mermeriny is primarily the fur farm and fur-coats factory.
El-Tyubyu - Ancient Balkarian Village
The mysterious ancient Balkarian village of El-Tyubyu is the focus of the entire history of Balkaria. An ancient watchtower, the remnants of Greek temples and anomalous phenomena attract adventurers and connoisseurs to this place.
Eccentric Names of Russian Villages, Part 3
How did this biblical name (the town of Emmaus is mentioned in the Book Makkaveyev, the Gospel of Luka, etc.) come to the central part of Russia? It happened at the will of Mitrofan Slotvinsky, the archbishop of Tver and Kashinsky.
Eccentric Names of Russian Villages, Part 1
When travelling across Russia one may come across a number of unexpected and surprising names. How come, for example, there is Emmauss Village in the Tver Region and why Chyornaya Gryaz (i.e. Black Dirt!) near Ryazan? What is Mamyri and for what reason was a village in the Volgograd Region nicknamed Tsatsa (translating as Hoity-Toity from Russian)? My Planet reveals the secrets of those strange names.


Wooden Huts and Country Life to Attract Foreign Tourists
Tens of unique eco-villages for both Russian and foreign tourists will be created in the Moscow region starting from the beginning of 2013.

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