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Church in Kravotin Церковь в селе Кравотынь Селигер 2009

Travel | Andrei | Monday, October 08, 2012

It was constructed in the time of emperor Paul I in the last decade of VIII century and very beginning of XIX century. Bell tower was built about ten years later.This beautiful photo was taken on September 26 2012Церковь в селе Кравотынь на берегу восточного берега Кравотынского плеса. Сня......

Church of Peter and Paul in the village of Novinki Lake Sterzh Seliger Volgoverkhovie

Travel | Andrei | Sunday, October 07, 2012

It was built between 1807 and 1822 years in the remote part of Ostashkov uyezd. Architecture style seems to be classicismIt seems to be sacral link or better say the path from one church on Sterzh to another: Novinki then to the south to Uvitsi and then to Shirkovo and finally VselukiЦерков......

Nikolo Rozhok Uspenia Church Seliger Николо Рожок Успенская Церковь XVIII век фото

Travel | Andrei | Sunday, October 07, 2012

Seliger is our Russian jewel. It is perfect place for summer vacation and camping. In Seliger region you can find challenging routes for extreme auto tours on jeeps and we described one of the routes to Uvitsi from Svapushe via Gorodok villageЭто в сорока километрах по шоссе на Волговерховье о......

Lake Seliger Protoka to Sobenskie Ozera near Zaluchie Village on Berezovski Ples

Travel | Andrei | Sunday, October 07, 2012

We like to come here on Seliger in Autumn time and even earlier December. Nostalgia about our childhood when our parents used to come here and stay a month in July brings us here every year. Kartunski bor and Silver lake (formerly known as Troyasskoe) near Geohi camp are the must to visit as well ......

Church Uvitsi Lake Sterzh Ostashkov District Seliger 1779 Церковь на погосте Увицы озеро Стерж

Travel | Andrei | Sunday, October 07, 2012

We visited place in late September of 2012 with my brother Volodya. Instead of driving from the south via Zhukovo and Porebritsa we decided to reach Uvitsi from the north where new road is coming to Gorodok villageЦерковь Троицы Живоначальной на погосте Увицы серия фотографийТак как мы были......

Voskresenski Dome Ostashkov Вид с колокольни Воскресенского собора в Осташкове

Travel | Andrei | Sunday, October 07, 2012

Sobor (dome) was built at the end of XVII Century. Currently it is museum with bell tower vista point. We observed perfect views on Ostashkov, Klichen (Zhitenni monastery) and Gorodomla islandsPicture was taken on September 26 2012Мы поднялись по лестнице в стене колокольни на смотровую пл......

Troeruchitsa Cemetery and Church Часовня Троеручицы Селигер вблизи Ниловой Пустыни

Travel | Andrei | Sunday, October 07, 2012

The name is believed to be attributed to peace negotiations between Russian and Swedish armies with German (and probably Holland) intermediation. Church was built in the beginning of XX Century. At this time only bell tower left. A bit interesting fact that building virtually stays in the swamp o......

Church in the Village of Kravotin Церковь в селе Кравотынь Селигер

Travel | Andrei Karasev | Sunday, October 07, 2012

It was constructed in the time of emperor Paul I in the last decade of VIII century and very beginning of XIX century. Bell tower was built about ten years later.This beautiful photo was taken on September 26 2012Церковь в селе Кравотынь на берегу восточного берега Кравотынского плеса. Сня......

Seliger Radial Sterzh Lake East Coast: Gorodok, Kozhuritsa, Uvitsi, Gorodok

Travel | Andrei | Sunday, October 07, 2012

We saw several posts where tourists tried to use the road from Kokovkino to Gorodok Village. This road is shown on old maps but it doesn’t exist. New road is coming through Vetritsi lakes directly to Gorodok about one kilometer from Sterzh east shoreМы видели несколько постов где ребята доехал......

Slide Scanner Amnesty - 1Scan Tackles Cheap Scanners With Offer

Travel | Jeff Underwood | Friday, July 30, 2010

“I’m declaring war on cheap 35mm slide scanners. Starting today, I’m determined to wipe these things out” said Jeff Underwood, launching 1Scan’s. “These things give professional slide scanning services a bad name. They produce grainy, badly saturated images. They trash shadow detail and bleach o......

Mountain Bikes - Different Usages and Working Efficiencies of Mountain Bike Gears

Travel | Hardeep kainth | Thursday, April 22, 2010

The basic bicycle wheels were from a horse fatigued carry, arranged of wood along a metal belt around the bicycle frame, exact strict and exact painful to drive. After that a man named Dunlop (Scottish) made-up the pneumatic tire, this beside with Macadam (a new Scot) inventing the tar way super......

Egypt Tour

Travel | STI TRAVEL | Monday, April 05, 2010

Egypt TourIn today’s rapidly moving world, people are under constant stress or feel stressed. To compete with time and technology man has forgotten about the little pleasures of life. But, if you want to come out of this stressful life and want to cheer, then there is no other stress buster than......

Property Values of Manila Houses on the rise

Travel | Manila Real Estate | Tuesday, October 06, 2009

October 07, 2009 - Manila, Philippines - Manila houses in recent times have become the most valuable as well as hugely popular assets to own among all those who are planning to buy a property in this city. Manila houses, apartments in Manila and also Manila condominiums are coming up all over the ci...

Travelguru.com Signs Partnership Agreement with Chaklo.com

Travel | Harpreet | Monday, January 05, 2009

Chaklo.com -India's First Travel Meta search engine for Hotels Gurgaon - India, 29th May, 2008 - Travelguru.com - India's Largest Hotel Network and Chaklo.com- India's First travel meta search engine for Hotels today announced a marketing partnership to cross sell Travelguru's hotel deals on Chaklo...

Travelguru.com Signs Partnership Agreement with Chaklo.com

Travel | Harpreet | Friday, January 02, 2009

Chaklo.com -India's First Travel Meta search engine for Hotels Gurgaon - India, 29th May, 2008 - Travelguru.com - India's Largest Hotel Network and Chaklo.com- India's First travel meta search engine for Hotels today announced a marketing partnership to cross sell Travelguru's hotel deals on Chaklo...

Vacation on the Lake Seliger: Recreation, Sports, Hotels

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Sunday, July 06, 2008

If you are working in Moscow or St. Petersburg, Russia and you feel that you'd like to make a discovery tour, combining it with summer time rest and some moderate sports, hiking, swimming, fishing and rowing, consider Lake Seliger, which is approximately located in the middle of the way between Mosc...

Ozero Seliger, how to get there and what to see - Lake Seliger for Foreigners

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Saturday, May 10, 2008

Lake Seliger with its capital Ostashkov and gem Volgoverkhovie, where Volga river takes its beginning is the place on Valdai highlands you must to consider to visit. 1. To get there from Moscow. You have two alternatives. We recommend you to take Moscow Riga freeway to Volokolamsk, also known...

Armenia: Great Destination for travelers

Travel | mohit | Friday, February 29, 2008

Armenia prides itself on being the first nation to formally adopt Christianity (early 4th century). Despite periods of autonomy, over the centuries Armenia came under the sway of various empires including the Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Persian, and Ottoman. It was incorporated into Russia in 1828 and t...

Nikolo Rozhok Uspenskaya Church on the Lake Seliger Ostashkovski Rayon

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Sunday, February 17, 2008

This place is really fascinating, please enjoy the photos, made in November 2007. Church was built in the time of empress Ekaterine the Great and represents barocco style in its architecture. Nowadays, Nikolo Rozhok is very popular country side homes place for Moscow residents (or in Russian dach...

Volgoverkhovie: the place where Great Russian River Volga begins in the marsh and small spring photos

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Sunday, February 17, 2008

Volgoverkhovye means the source or the river or its initial brook or spring. Volga river has its launch in the small village in Tverskaya oblast, which is in fact bordering Novgorod oblast - the name of the village is Volgoverkhovie. We visited this place in November 2007 and took the photo of the...

Lake Seliger Sobenskie Ozera Protoka: absolutely gorgeous photo December 2007

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Wednesday, February 13, 2008

I you are English speaking person, living or visiting Russia, we would like to introduce to the one the really sacred places in Russian North West, where Tverskaya oblast borders with Novgorodchina - lake Seliger. This place is similar to the Mecca to Muslim palomnics, we Russians consider Seliger...

Lake Seliger: Ozero Seliger in Russian Photos - Tverskaya Oblast

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Seliger is really a gem of Russian North West, where Tver land borders with the Novgorod Oblast and where such ancient cities as Toropets, Ostashkov, Selizharovo are located. Also Seliger is in essence the place where Volga river upper water spring begins. We are writing this article for foreigner...

Church in Krovotin Village Tverskaya Oblast: Photos

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Wednesday, February 13, 2008

In Russian Krovotin is current name of the village, however in the past it was also known as Kravotin, where Russian word blood (krov) was localized to local dialect or probably Novgorod version of the ancient word, as in medieval time Russia existed in the form of several kingdoms and republics: Mo...

Church on Uvitsi Pogost - Village of Uvitsi on the lake of Sterzh

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Monday, February 11, 2008

We are really frustrated with my brother, that Uvitsi, which is really hard to reach both by car or by rowing boat through rowing on the Sterzh lake has poor photo representation on the internet. Me and my brother Volodya will try to reach Uvitsi this year summer time by boat from Kokovkino and ma...

Kravotin Church Photos and comments

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Monday, February 11, 2008

The legend of this village is really astonish and at the same time terrible. Tatar-Mongol warlords and horsemen surrounded and beheaded Russians and placed their heads on the tin, meaning wooden rods. It is really terrible to imagine now, but back in 13th century this was a way to do things like t...

Seliger Nilova Pustin Church of Nil Stolobenski photo

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Monday, February 11, 2008

Nilova Pustin Monastery is located in the geographical center of the lake Seliger, close to such villages as Svetlitsa, and Kravotin. You can easily reach Nilova Pustin from the City of Ostashkov, Seliger land capital. Nilova Pustin is located on ostrov (island in Russian) Stolbnoy Nilova Pusti...

Volgoverkhovie - the spring of great Russian Rive Volga: photos

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Monday, February 11, 2008

Volga - this name is sacramental to each Russian, regardless where he or she lives - in the mainland Russia, USA, Canada, France, Germany, Australia or South Africa. Each Russian should ideally visit this place as Muslim people are urged to visit Mecca. In this small photo article we would like t...

Volgoverkhovye Church of St. Olga Women Monastery photos

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Monday, February 11, 2008

This main Sobor meaning in Russian cathedral, was built back in 1912 in the style or new pseudo Russian style, nowadays referred as Russian new style of religious architecture where major initial contributor was Imperial architect Cyril Ton, designed the cathedral of the Sobor or the Chris the Saver...

Troitsa-na-Perevoloke - Russian Orthodox church: Trinity church, 1852 photo

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Monday, February 11, 2008

This is our favorite and in our opinion the most picturesque place on the lake Seliger, where the beauty of the Northern Russian nature is naturally and harmonically enhanced by Russian Orthodox church ruins It is not easy to get there, you have to more likely rent a boat, as no transport or bus...

Bell Tower of Novinki Village Church of Peter And Paul Photo

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Monday, February 11, 2008

We already placed our introduction article about Novinki church, built between 1807 and 1822. This village is located near so called Sterzhenski Pogost, very ancient strong hold of Novgorod Republic, one of the Russian states existed in the Northern Western Russia in IX-XVI centuriesChurch and...

Sobenskie Lakes Ozera: Seliger in Winter Photo article

Travel | Evdokim Petrov | Monday, February 11, 2008

Berezovskiy Ples is the western branch of the lakes Seliger. It begins near Novie Yeltsi tourist base and sanatorium. Sobenskie Ozera (meaning lakes in Russian) are very popular rowing route for the tourist boats from New Yeltsi - Berezovski Ples, then Zaluchie, Sobeni with volok back to Yelet...

Online Travel Statistics

Travel | Radha Khalsa | Wednesday, January 23, 2008

The Travel Industry Association of America (TIA) released their annual Travelers' Use of the Internet study in December 2003. The study shows an increase in the number of people using the internet to research and book travel.TIA found that 30% of the adult U.S. population (63.8 million) consult...

How to Design a Travel

Travel | Sevim OR | Wednesday, January 23, 2008

The first thing to start to promote your business is to have a Website. If your Website was designed professionally, and attractively as well, it would have a better chance to attract more visitors than others. Make sure your Website has these important elements: * An attractive design to catch...

 

 

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