Abandoned Wooden Miracles in Russia

Some masterpieces of Russian medieval wooden architecture, completely abandoned.
Some of them look like they are just left – in some even the furniture is still there. The reason they are so undisturbed is that they are situated deep inside the Russian forests.

Russia under Nazis during WW2

During World War 2 the Nazi soldiers besides their rifles had also cameras handy and made a lot of photos of the conquered territories. Such pictures were banned in Soviet Russia because they didn’t fit in the official agenda.

Portraits of Ukraine - 1882

Portraits of Ukraine, 1882.

These photos were made more than a century ago. It’s amazing that they have been preserved so well till our time. These people would never have thought that, after more than 100 years, people from all over the world would look at these pictures via a thing called Internet.

Touristic pictures from Czech Republic

These pictures are just touristic photographs, but I wanted to show them here for those people all over the world, who never even heard about the Czech Republic. It gives you an idea of the cultural richness of this country....

Often, the striking maroon and gold cars were the only means by which children from rural areas managed to attend high school.

Zelienople…

The Pittsburgh, Harmony, Butler, and New Castle Railway, or, as it’s better known, the Harmony Line, operated daily trolley services throughout the northern countrysides of the Pittsburgh region from 1908 to 1931. The trolley carried both passengers and freight

Old Postcards from Riga

Riga, the capital of Latvia, is situated on the Baltic Sea coast on the mouth of the River Daugava. Riga is the largest city in the Baltic states. The Historic Centre of Riga has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Going back in Time: The Trolley Bus…

These days, people are searching for new power sources to drive trucks, buses and cars. Hybrid cars appear, electric cars are still in the development phase…
But in Russia they had trucks, powered by electricity, already some 60 years ago.

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