The Spine of Russia

Our epic Russian-American road trip from the Barents to the Black Sea is now over. We accumulated 6,000 kilometers, 3,500 photos, 100,000 words, and experiences to fill several volumes. Some of the stories were posted on our blog during and immediately after the trip. I have posted a few of my favorite photos below. This winter, we […]

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The Spine of Russia

Just a little under a decade ago, in 2006, the US and Russia were staunch allies in the global war on terror, George Bush had looked into Vladimir Putin’s soul and found it good, and 73 percent of Americans viewed Russia as friendly or an ally. This was a marked change from early 2000, when […]

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