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Black and White Nights in Novosibirsk

Rather than returning home to avoid the frigid night temperatures, we decided to venture out late one evening while the snow was beginning to fall fast.  65 more words


Novosibirsk Art Museum and the Aleksandr Nevskij Cathedral

This afternoon we visited the Novosibirsk Art Museum located on Krasnij Prospekt, the Main Avenue running through the right side of the city until the main bridge, Kommunalnij Most, stretching over the Ob to the left bank. 299 more words


Into the Great Wide Open

Siberia, at least for me, has always existed in the realm of myth – a land with a melancholy air, immense and unknowable. Siberia transcends physical space and has become a mental construct of sorts often used to describe a person or place that is isolated, somehow separate from the whole. 917 more words


7 February 2015. Just How Cold Is It?


It’s an Old School Siberian winter. This is people riding a trolleybus in Novosibirsk (Novosibirsk Oblast. Siberian Federal District). The temp outside is -35 degrees (-31 degrees Fahrenheit)… so, don’t bitch n’ moan to me about “how cold it is”.  11 more words