FROM TAGANROG TO KYBARTAI, AN ADVENTURE THAT FILLS YOUR SOUL – Russian experience, where the journey is not important for the arrival.

A travel story that has something special.

Every travel tale has something special. Traveling the world allows you not only to see the most historical important sites or the worlds best food. Also visiting Kybartai, never forget, as he had say Gustav Flaubert, that travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. It began to grow rapidly in the middle of XIXth century when railway line to Koenigsberg was built and border station was established. Kybartai was founded under the reign of Sigismund I the Old, it’s a city in Marijampolė County (Lithuania), it’s located 20 km (12 mi), is on the border of Kaliningrad Oblast (Russia). The Russian landscape painter Isaac Ilyich Levitan was born here in 1860. If you are interested in history of Lithuania, you will have an opportunity not only take a look at Historical Old Town of Vilnius, but follow the tracks of Napoleon’s army, but also to participate at the pageant for of Anniversary Napoleon’s march through the Neman, near Kaunas.

A minor planet, discovered by Soviet astronomer Lyudmila Zhuravlyova in 1979, is named after him. Now ranked among the top modern artists within the landscape genre, he is considered to be one of the most influential figures in Russian Painting of the 19th-Century. He was able for portraying the seasons of the year, different times of the day and natural views. Although the depiction of light was crucial to his compositions, ISAAC LEVITAN was a realist rather than an Impressionist. His main contribution to Russian art was his development of the atmospheric landscape (mastery of colour, light and shade). He gave lessons at the Moscow School of Painting and exhibited regularly with such associations.

Don’t listen to what they say. Go see. During your “author’s travel” in Kronshtadt take only memories, leave only footprints. On a narrow isle in the Gulf of Finland, Kronstadt has been watching over the approaches to St. Petersburg since its founding. It’s a city located on Kotlin Island, a side where in 1703 Peter the Great ordered the construction of a fort to protect from the Swedish navy. The fresh sea air, unpretentious architecture and romantic forts are a world wull of mosaics of the Church of the Savior on Blood. Its gastronomy is not too refinedand the city’s main eating spots are concentrated in the center. Try the Bolshaya Cherepakha Restaurant, where you can find good food and nice atmosphere, eating borsh and fried koryushka.

He was born in a April day, 1886, in Kronshtadt (Russia), becoming poet and theorist who founded and led –  in the years close World War I – the Acmeist movement in Russian poetry. He fought with distinction in the First World War, becoming anti-Bolshevik after 1917. Accused of conspiracy against, he was shot by a firing squad. He was one of the founders of the Acmeist movement. Between 1910 and 1918, NIKOLAY GUMILYOV was married to the poetess Anna Akhmatova. Much of his early verse was inspired by his travel in Africa.It’s a work marked by a liking for the exotic and a cult of heroism.

With John Green’s words, visiting Kursk you too can fall in love with a town you’ve never been to and people you’ve never met. Its Znamensky Monastery was founded in 1612, after the Polish siege of Kursk was lifted. It’s amonument unveiled in 2000, located at one of the entrances to 1st May Park, a monument to the 13th century Aleksandr Nevsky, one of Russia’s most beloved heroes. Located in what was once the bishop’s chambers, you can discover the Kursk Region Regional Museum, now holding over 180,000 exhibits. Did not you decide where to sleep? Avrora Hotel (Sumskaya St. 9), excellent staff, great location and excellent food and quality rooms.

The name of this group is taken from a piece by Alexander Pushkin. Their style is very melodic (and always features a keyboard solo with an improvisation accent). LITTLE TRAGEDIES band has their very own style, influenced by classical music and heavy art rock. They are a Russian language progressive rock (art rock and symphonic rock band) from Kursk (Russia). Most of the songs of the band, are based on known Russian poets (especially Nikolay Gumilev).

Visiting Taganrog, you too can know (such as Andre Gide had says) man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Average temperatures vary an incredible amount. The area is somewhat temperate compared to tourist destinations worldwide. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Taganrog, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. What are some sights to see when visiting Taganrog? ChinaTown’s tea (placed on Petrovskaya street, 97). A Nice place to walk and listen bird singing? There is small forest called “Dubki” inside town. If you like, also the Chekhov House Museum waiting for you in Chekhova st. 69.

His father was a grocer with money troubles, while his mother shared her love of storytelling with her sons. Between the late 19th and early 20th centuries, he is recognized as a master of the modern short story and a leading playwright. He was born on a January day, 1860, in Taganrog (Russia). Through beautiful stories, the prolific writer ANTON CHEKHOV emphasized the depths of human nature, toghether the hidden significance of everyday events.

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