Do you know that Russia’s Ural Mountains has its own Cuba, the Green Island of Liberty? Now you know thanks to Luba Suslyakova, the host of AskUral.com
“I’ve been living in the Urals for 31 years but the region keeps on surprising me. The recent revelation was diving in the Urals. As you might guess, Russia is not a diving country. There is Lake Baikal, of course, and the Black Sea, but do you know any other diving places? It turned out the Ural Mountains are a mecca for divers and they come here from all over the world,” writes Luba Suslyakova, the host of the website AskUral.com dedicated to her homeland.
Before you proceed reading the post about cave diving in Russia’s Ural Mountains, I would like to say the following… Luba is great! She is one of my best friends, who loves her homeland as much as it is possible at all. She is a real patriot. You can see her devotion in every post she writes at AskUral.com. If you follow her, you will learn many interesting facts about the life in Yekaterinburg and the Ural Mountains, that we consider as the border between Europe and Asia within Russia.
Moreover, I would like to congratulate with her appearing in the Russian federal newspaper The Moscow Times’ story about Yekaterinburg where she lives. This is cool, isn’t it?
Now see how the world’s longest underwater ‘crystal’ cave in deep Russian waters was revealed… Read more >>
Does anyone know why many travellers love visiting the Russian cemeteries? I have feeling their lovely sightseeings in Yekaterinburg are churches and cemeteries. They are very popular among city guests. Whatever a reason is, here is the recommendation from Luba Suslyakova, our Yekaterinburg-based blogger.
There is one that combines these elements all together. It is Ivanovskoye cemetery. Read more >>