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Oh Mother Russia
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Oh Mother Russia

Mother Russia; the land at the top of earth towering the modest continent of Asia. A country which most recognise but limit to Moscow and, sometimes, St Petersburg in an unfair literal cold assumption. My affair began in East Siberia, middle Russia, and lasted an exhausting month. Perhaps I was a little rusty or underestimated the task beneath me.
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica

24/10/2014 - 03/11/2014 First days in a coffee plantation... the longer the roast, the bitter and the less caffeine... Arenal Volcano and the long steep muddy jungly hike to Cerro Chato Leaving the Arenal volcano and its giant lake heading to the Pacific Coast First stop at playa Conchal in Brasilito, very nice Conchal Hotel and beautiful sunsets P

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How to cope when all my sons are moving out

How to cope when all my sons are moving out

Empty nest syndrome can be a very difficult time for a woman. She has given her time and energy to creating warm, happy home filled with the hustle and bustle of a growing family and suddenly the house is empty and her role as homemaker is redundant.
Where to find pugs for adoption

Where to find pugs for adoption

These days, it is easier than ever before to find certain breeds of dogs up for adoption. If you have decided that you would much rather give a rescue dog, such as a pug, a good home as opposed to buying a new puppy, read on to learn where to find pugs for adoption.
All about: The ink Spots

All about: The ink Spots

The Ink Spots were an American vocal group who began recording in the 1930s. They enjoyed a lengthy and influential career, being one of the first African-American actors to find wider acceptance amongst the white American community. Their work exerted a key influence about what became rhythm and blues and later rock'n'roll. This articles provides the career overview of the Ink spots.
The story of the construction of the Hoover Dam

The story of the construction of the Hoover Dam

One of the most famous man-made constructions is the massive Hoover Dam that was built in the 1930s. At the time of construction, it became the biggest dam in the world and took over 20,000 men to build it. Here is a brief story of the dam's construction.
How to draw a dinosaur?

How to draw a dinosaur?

For any artists considering drawing dinosaurs or anyone interested in creating a dinosaurs cartoon or comic strip, the first step is learning how exactly to put together that work of art on paper. This tutorial will offer a guide into the technique of drawing those prehistoric creatures, turning all the hard work into dinosaur fun!
A guide to making pinhole cameras with paper tubes

A guide to making pinhole cameras with paper tubes

The pinhole camera is not a new concept. In the 5th century BC, Mo Ti may have been the first to "record the formation of an inverted image with a pinhole or screen." The concept of the pinhole camera continued to be explored throughout the centuries until Sir David Brewster made some of the first photographic images with a pinhole camera in 1856. You can make your own pinhole camera with paper tubes. Start photographing today.
Where to find a map of India

Where to find a map of India

Many different types of maps are available for those looking for them, and maps on India are no exception. This article will discuss where to find the right map for each individual case, whether one is looking for detailed map of India or just an India tourist map.
How to shoot pool?

How to shoot pool?

Pool, also known as ‘pocket billiards’, is a popular sport/activity/pub game. "Pool" is an umbrella term for many variations of the game including 8-ball, 9-ball and billiards. Being a ‘pool shark’ can be pretty cool, especially if this is achieved with an air of nonchalance. In this article, we will explore pool playing in general and also its different versions.
A guide to all-inclusive vacations in Aruba

A guide to all-inclusive vacations in Aruba

Lying on the beach in the Caribbean sun, with unlimited food and drink has to be the perfect way to spend a vacation. An all-inclusive vacation in Aruba will offer you the relaxation and stunning scenery that only a destination like that can.
How to apply to universities in the UK

How to apply to universities in the UK

UK university applications for full-time study are made through a central agency called the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service which is also known as UCAS. Application for UK degree courses is a complex process that take plenty of time and thought to be carried out successfully.
How to get interest free credit cards

How to get interest free credit cards

You can borrow money on your charge card for free. However, you will need a good or excellent credit history. You can either pay off the balance within the grace period or take advantage of an introductory offer, such as an interest-free balance transfer. You will not pay any interest, but you will have to pay a 3% transfer charge.
How to save a relationship

How to save a relationship

Love makes life beautiful, the relationship between two people being the foundation. However, there arise many setbacks in life that test and risk the love of your life. This article explains the beauty and importance of a healthy relationship, helping you to get love back.
Where to find women seeking men

Where to find women seeking men

These days, due to longer employment hours and busier lives, many people have little time to go out and try to meet that perfect partner. If you are a man who is looking for a new relationship, learn where you can find a new female partner.
All about: Family Dental Care

All about: Family Dental Care

This article covers some relevant information about Family Dental Care. It gives information such as when the dental care service started. It also provides information about the hygiene infection and control, the pediatric area at the dental clinic, and treatments offered by the dental care service. In addition, the article gives reasons why individuals must visit Family Dental Care.
How to compare current gas prices

How to compare current gas prices

With the soaring prices of electricity and gas, consumers are finding it imperative to compare gas tariffs among the over 18 suppliers located in the UK. Since energy is a vital part for our homes, we need to find ways to cut costs while at the same time ensure that the quality of energy supplied in our homes is not compromised. Here is how you can compare current gas prices.
A guide to cooking with children

A guide to cooking with children

This article will look at taking your kids into the kitchen, and doing a little cooking with them. Most children love to watch their mums cooking when they get to a certain age. Even toddlers love to get their little fingers into the cake mix and give a helping hand. This article will look at how to include your kids in the kitchen.
A review of the Fox theatre Atlanta

A review of the Fox theatre Atlanta

The Fox theatre Atlanta is a remarkable story of survival set in a building of opulent splendour. The fabulous Fox theatre, as it's known by its patrons, is now designated as a National Historic Landmark. It is thus granted all the protection that a highest national ranking provides. That hasn't always been the case though and life has been very hard for this architectural wonder.
How can I acquire cheap rail travel Europe?

How can I acquire cheap rail travel Europe?

Train tickets in Europe can be expensive, but several discount rail passes make rail travel much cheaper. The easiest and cheapest way to travel Europe by rail is to buy an EuRail or an InterRail train pass.
British Horse Society: The facts

British Horse Society: The facts

The British Horse Society promotes the interests of horses, riders, riding and high quality breeding. It campaigns for rights of way such as bridleways, against the mistreatment of horses and for increased motorist awareness of horses. Its functions include providing a range of certificates in equine care and riding, and the courses that lead up to them.
Premium Bond winners: The facts

Premium Bond winners: The facts

In today’s current economic climate, the word ‘Investment’ can scare even the most hardened economist. Nevertheless, all Premium Bonds have still remained popular with everyday citizens, with 40% of the population in June 2011 holding some bonds. However, how wise an investment is a Premium Bond, and what are the chances of gaining a return?
Which are the best PC game controllers?

Which are the best PC game controllers?

The purpose of this article is to discuss the top brands of PC gaming controllers, and what the characteristics of them are. Most consumers do not know that each USB game-pad has a different response time, as well as a different layout, that may benefit more gamers. Additionally, there are some controllers, which are more compatible with the top games.
Where to find a free map of Finland

Where to find a free map of Finland

Finland, or what is officially known as the Republic of Finland, is a country that is situated in Northern Europe. With a small population of people who reside in Finland, as compared to other European countries, it is the ideal place to visit. Of course, having a Finland map will ensure that you know where to go on your trip.
Andrew Marr: biography

Andrew Marr: biography

Andrew Marr is one of Britain's best known journalists, political commentators and broadcasters. He is the presenter of the Andrew Marr Show, a Sunday morning current affairs talk show on Britain's BBC One and has interviewed a whole host of the country's top politicians.
A review of Homestead Studio Suites

A review of Homestead Studio Suites

If you are thinking of staying at one of America’s Extended Stay Hotels, you should definitely consider the option of staying at the Homestead Studio Suites. Read the following article and find out more about the accommodation and various services that Homestead Studio Suites can offer its visitors.
A guide to cheap holidays to Thailand

A guide to cheap holidays to Thailand

Thailand offers tropical beaches, delicious food, exciting cities with lots to see and do, ancient culture, Buddhist temples and monasteries and some of the most welcoming and friendliest people in the world. Thailand holidays can also be very cheap, if you avoid the main tourist seasons and choose destinations that offer the most value for money.
Where to book South America cruises

Where to book South America cruises

South American cruises are fast becoming one of the most popular holidays. Going with a host of travel agents and tour groups offers a vast array of destinations and increased flexibility of tours.
A biography of The Truth Seeker

A biography of The Truth Seeker

Richard Rahl, also known as Richard Cypher, is the principal character in the series of books called The Sword Of Truth, written by Terry Goodkind. The Sword of Truth books are situated in the fantasy genre, so they naturally take place in their own unique world. This world is called the New World. Richard Cypher is given the title Seeker of Truth by the wizard Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander in the first novel of the series, "Wizard's First Rule". Here are some details of Richard's life.
Where can I get an English-to-Turkish translator online?

Where can I get an English-to-Turkish translator online?

Are you a professional translator and you often find yourself in need of help? Have you ever found yourself wondering about the meaning of a certain word which you have heard? If yes, then you already have the probably to resort to an online translation tool. If you are still wondering where you can find online translation services, then you should definitely read the following article. Find out all the interesting facts which you need to know about English to Turkish online translation tools.
How to celebrate your one-year anniversary

How to celebrate your one-year anniversary

Your first anniversary is coming up and it is a reason to celebrate. However, what can you do? There are lots of different ways in which you can mark this special occasion. Read further for some ideas on what to do.
The best deals on all-inclusive Egypt packages

The best deals on all-inclusive Egypt packages

Egypt is the land of pyramids and the Sphinx. Cairo is the capital with an interesting history. An exciting cheap Nile cruise can be the beginning of a great low-cost holiday in Egypt. There are many Egypt packages available to explore this biblical land of Pharaohs. It is the land of Tutankhamen, Rameses, Ptolemy and Cleopatra. Read this article to know more on Egypt packages.
Review: Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Review: Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Located on Huntington Avenue, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, one of the largest museums in the United States, was founded in 1870 and has been at its current location for more than a hundred years. Its affiliate, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, stands on a nearby site, enabling students to gain first-hand experience.
How to grind dance?

How to grind dance?

Grind dancing can be a very sexy and risky way of dancing. It is a dance which is normally more appropriate in nightclubs than in formal events. This article looks at how you can learn to grind dance with a man if you are a woman.
A review of the Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort

A review of the Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort

The Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort is a hotel and spa designed to provide a luxurious setting for Hawaiian vacations. With numerous amenities and a stunning location, it could be the ideal choice for a relaxing island getaway. Learn more about the Marriott Waikiki resort and all that it has to offer.
A guide to Brisbane car hire

A guide to Brisbane car hire

Are you travelling to Brisbane, Australia? Hiring a car is a great way to visit the beautiful areas surrounding the city. Here is a guide to get you started when hiring a car in Brisbane.
A guide to essential camping tools

A guide to essential camping tools

Camping is a great activity for the young and old. You can choose from staying at campsites with all facilities to going wild and staying in the great outdoors. This article looks at the essential gear you need to take with you on your camping trip.
What do the small intestines do?

What do the small intestines do?

The small intestines are an essential part of the human digestive system and are used to absorb the nutrients found in the already digested food - it is said that around 95% of absorption takes place along this six-metre tract. This article will discuss the structure and function of the small intestines in much greater detail.
What do cat's whiskers do?

What do cat's whiskers do?

Cats are the number one pet worldwide, more common than even dogs. Cats have been associated with humans for thousands of years, and recent discoveries have found that they were kept as pets even earlier than once thought. This article will give you an insight into the planet's favourite furry friend.
What is particle size analysis useful for?

What is particle size analysis useful for?

Particle size analysis is an important process in many industries, ranging from construction to cosmetics. Learn more about the process of particle size analysis, and its importance in a person's life.
How to grow blueberries

How to grow blueberries

Blueberry grows easily, if you have the right kind of soil. So, you must either select your ground carefully or grow in pots. You need to maintain the soil quality over the years by mulching with the right materials and watering properly. You need to ensure that you prune the blueberries yearly to maintain their vigour. Read on.
How to treat attention deficit disorder in children

How to treat attention deficit disorder in children

Most people have come across a child who suffers from attention deficit disorder (ADD), with many children being diagnosed much earlier than before. Thankfully, there are now plenty of effective treatments available to help to cure ADD in children. Read on to learn how to treat ADD in children.
A guide to concrete recycling

A guide to concrete recycling

Recycled concrete is much more valuable than virgin materials. Along with eliminating the need to transfer new materials, it also reduces carbon emissions. This article looks at the benefits of using old materials by preventing the unnecessary build-up of waste.
What are the strongest over-the-counter sleep aids?

What are the strongest over-the-counter sleep aids?

Getting to sleep can sometimes be a problem, especially when you have a lot of thoughts running through your head. Counting sheep no longer helps to soothe your nerves and put you into a sleeping state. Losing your sleep can also be costly and many people tend to be absent-minded or forgetful. A lack of sleep can cause serious concentration lost.
Where to find pictures of frogs

Where to find pictures of frogs

Frogs come in many shapes and sizes. There are over 5,000 species of frog distributed worldwide, from tropical to sub-arctic regions and are considered as one the most diverse vertebrate group on the planet. This article will give some information about the life history of frogs and where you can find some cool photos of these amazing animals.
Chicago restaurant guide: Choosing a place to eat

Chicago restaurant guide: Choosing a place to eat

Chicago can boast many world class restaurants, and award-winning chefs. Chicago has been referred to as one of the best food cities in the US. High quality cuisine can be found here from around the globe, and there are restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. Local favourites include deep dish pizzas and Chicago style hot dogs.
Where do hermit crabs get their shells?

Where do hermit crabs get their shells?

Hermit crabs are a species of crustacean that has lost its natural shell, so it has to seek discarded shells from other species, notably gastropods. The crab roams until it finds a spare shell and then enters it. The crab will discard the shell as it grows in size and seek a new one.
What distinguishes Christian science?

What distinguishes Christian science?

Christian science explains how sin, disease and death are all illusions. Instead, it states that human beings should be focused on the spirituality of the universe to overcome their problems. Learn more about Christian science beliefs in this article.
A list of green businesses

A list of green businesses

The green companies listed in this article are 20 of the best businesses in the UK that are making efforts to act in an environmentally friendly fashion. By recognising that the world in which they do business is the same world in which they live, they are taking measures to ensure that their impact doesn't produce lasting damage to the environment.
The types of essential puppy shots

The types of essential puppy shots

Puppies’ health need to be taken care of by their owners. An essential part of dogs’ health care is the administration of puppy vaccines. This article provides puppy’s owners with information about the types of puppy shots that are essential for the health of their animals. Puppies may get infected with diseases such as canine distemper, rabies, canine adenovirus and parvorvirus without the administration of proper vaccines.
Can you keep a baby chimpanzee?

Can you keep a baby chimpanzee?

Keeping baby chimpanzee as pets is illegal in the United Kingdom, as it transgresses the laws on keeping and importing wild animals. There are serious problems with keeping primates as pets, as they can never be fully safe for humans. There is also the problem that creatures as intelligent as chimpanzees might have rights like humans do.