Perm

The Trans Siberia crosses the river Kama in Perm. This huge river grants the region access to the Baltic, the Black and the Caspian Sea. Combined with the iron and copper ore that is found in the Ural mountains it’s not surprising that Perm has always been important as an industrial┬ácentre. Weapons, tanks, ships, aeroplanes,… Read More

Moscow – What happened with the cathedral

The monument and IKEA The city of Moscow never interested me much. But when I went back to Moscow early November 2012 it was my fifth visit that year. Arriving in Moscow is mostly by night. When I take the evening plane it lands more than three hours later on Sheremetyevo where local time is… Read More