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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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What are the tips to become popular

What are the tips to become popular

Your teenage years can be a worrying and upsetting time, especially if you feel that you don't fit in with the most popular crowd. There is in every school all over the world a popular girl or boy who will have all popular people following him or her and so, the "in crowd" is formed. Take a look at how you can fit in.
A guide to overseas adoption

A guide to overseas adoption

Across the world, international adoptions have increased in recent years. In the UK, the number of international adoptions are low as compared to other EU nations such as France, Italy and Spain. As international adoption awareness becomes more prominent in the UK, more families will choose to adopt. These families will benefit from the guide to overseas adoption found in this article.
Preparations before booking holidays in Kenya

Preparations before booking holidays in Kenya

Kenya has some of the best safari parks in Africa. Its west coast and islands are attractive destinations for African beach holidays. Nairobi, Kenya's capital, is where most international flights land.
What are the principles of integrated pest management programmes?

What are the principles of integrated pest management programmes?

Integrated pest management is a technique that blends chemical, biological and cultural techniques in a structured programme for dealing with pests. Chemicals are used carefully, so as not to be counterproductive by killing beneficial insects, which are selected to attack pest species. Cultural techniques, such as good hygiene and spraying, are a vital part of the process.
Where to get a new passport in the UK

Where to get a new passport in the UK

Getting a new passport in the UK can take quite some time during the busier period leading up to the summer months so it is best to be prepared and get one outside of these times. There is more than one way to get new passports. To learn where to get or renew your passport read the guide below.
How to see criminal records for free

How to see criminal records for free

You will be able to search criminal records for free online, and this information can be found in many ways. If you would like to see if an employee has a criminal history, you can find this information when searching through databases such as criminal record checks. Overtime, the world has become a crime-ridden place, and there are many people that have been affected by crime in one way or another.
The five popular baby posters

The five popular baby posters

Get ready to be amazed with Anne Geddes' babies' prints and the process that goes behind Anne Geddes' photography. Learn about the baby poster prints that are released as Limited Edition Prints, here.
A beginner's guide to tissue paper crafts

A beginner's guide to tissue paper crafts

Whilst tissue paper is delicate and fragile to handle, it provides a very affordable option with many colours as material for crafts. It works well with shaping paper flowers, it can be used in gift bags as a filler, and it folds well for classroom activities as well. Here is a beginner’s guide to tissue paper art and tissue paper crafts.
What to do on Singapore public holidays

What to do on Singapore public holidays

Singapore has a number of public holidays throughout the year, which reflects the cultural and religious diversity of the country. The holidays are chosen each year by the Ministry of Manpower in Singapore after close consultation and agreement with the community and religious leaders. To learn more about the major public holidays in Singapore, read the guide below.
How big a room do you need for a full size snooker table?

How big a room do you need for a full size snooker table?

In snooker, players must use their cue (and other pool equipment) to cue the cue ball such that the object ball travels at the appropriate angle into one of the six pockets. If one is successful at this, one gets a chance to shoot at one or more of the balls in the designated chain. This article demonstrates how large a room needs to be to house a full size snooker table.
A guide to all-inclusive resorts in Aruba

A guide to all-inclusive resorts in Aruba

Aruba is a Caribbean island that is part of the Lesser Antilles islands and is a very popular holiday destination, especially for those looking for all-inclusive resorts, either for a family holiday or for a honeymoon. Here is a guide to some of the main all-inclusive resorts.
A guide to the University of Maryland

A guide to the University of Maryland

Founded in 1856, the University Of Maryland (UMD) has a long and distinguished history. More importantly, it is still ranked highly as a college. According to the US News and World Report, 24 of its programs are ranked in the reports top 10 listings. Also, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, they rate UMD in fifth place in its list of “100 Best Values in Public Colleges".
How can I improve my credit score?

How can I improve my credit score?

A credit score is one’s creditworthiness rating which is based on the credit information obtained from the credit information bureau. The credit score rating is used by banks and credit card companies to determine if you qualify for an advance loan, the credit line amount and the interest rate, therefore, it is important to always improve my credit rating. Find more about credit scores in this article.
How to get a date

How to get a date

Sometimes, it can feel as though it is impossible to meet someone new. Even when someone new and interesting is around, it can be intimidating to take the relationship to the next step, and go on a date. With a few tips, it can be easier to not only find the right person for you, but it will also be easier to move towards going on a date, and hopefully, a relationship.
A guide to dating after divorce

A guide to dating after divorce

In these modern times, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately nine in ten people marry, but about one half of first marriages end in divorce. According to the statistics compiled by the UK government in 2005, 45 percent of marriages in the UK will end in divorce. It is still possible to date and have a life after divorce, and have a good time while doing so. Read this guide to learn more about dating after divorce.
How much do braces cost?

How much do braces cost?

It almost seems like one out of every three people needs braces these days but they will not get them due to the outrageous costs. This article will show you that the cost may not be as crazy as you think!
A guide to log storage

A guide to log storage

If you use wood logs as firewood to heat your home, it is imperative that you store them correctly to ensure that they are dried and seasoned ready for use during the winter months. Logs that are to be used for building materials equally need to be stored until they are ready for use. Read the guide below to learn about log storage.
What are the courses that can be taken at correspondence school?

What are the courses that can be taken at correspondence school?

As the nights get longer and winter's around the corner, what better way to keep those brain cells ticking than by taking a correspondence course? There are many providers and lots of different courses to choose from. This article has a look at some of the courses which you could follow through a correspondence school.
Where to hire professional speakers

Where to hire professional speakers

Hiring the correct public speaker can mark the difference between a successful event which inspires, makes people laugh and generally end the night on a good note and one that can be a flat toast that no one remembers for the right reasons and therefore which fails to achieve anything that it was meant to. This article will look at where to find the best speakers.
A guide to planning a holiday in the Peak District

A guide to planning a holiday in the Peak District

The Peak District is an area of spectacular scenery situated mainly in Derbyshire. There is so much to enjoy about the Peak District that it's a good idea to take some time to plan your holiday.
Where to find cows for sale

Where to find cows for sale

Finding cows for sale is not a hard task, as there are many sites in the U.K. You must, however, decide what are your requirements and how many cattle your land can take. There are many agricultural markets where cattle are auctioned, but there is a range of websites selling cattle, some of which specialise in particular breeds.
How to play blackjack?

How to play blackjack?

On the surface, blackjack is one of the simplest casino card games and blackjack betting is the easiest category of gambling to master. However, once an understanding of the game is achieved, there are many other elements of blackjack strategy that can be learned in order to play on a higher intellectual level.
A review of the Monster Milktruck! online game

A review of the Monster Milktruck! online game

Monster Milktruck! is an interesing, casual and somewhat informative free to play online driving game that can be played on any web browser that has the Google Earth plugin installed. Since the game does not feature any story or narrative, this review discusses the two main aspects of the game i.e. visual and gameplay.
Where to find a free map of the Netherlands

Where to find a free map of the Netherlands

Are you thinking of travelling to the Netherlands for your next long holiday or for a short weekend break? Are you wondering where you can find a free map of the Netherlands? Read the following article and find out all the interesting facts that you should know about the Netherlands maps that you will need. Also, learn where you can find them for free.
An introduction to the Aztec warriors

An introduction to the Aztec warriors

The Aztec warriors were drawn from the whole male population, and their aim was to dominate the neighbouring tribes, and to capture enemies for human sacrifice. They were heavily armed with spears, swords, knives, clubs and firestones for throwing. You could rise in the ranks of the warriors by capturing four enemies. Aztec warriors were tattooed. This article details out information about the Aztec warriors.
All about: Days Inn

All about: Days Inn

If you are looking for high quality budget accommodation, Days Inn is a great place to start. The company provides low-cost hotel rooms across the United Kingdom, as well as many other locations around the world. This article tells you all that you need to know about staying at Days Inn.
Holidays in Goa: What are the best places to visit?

Holidays in Goa: What are the best places to visit?

Goa has some of the best beaches in India, a tropical climate with a lot of sunshine, and a relaxed vibe that makes it an easy landing place in India. Goa attracts sunbathers, families, Europeans on two-week Goa package deals, backpackers, party people and expatriates from around the world. Most tourists come here for the beaches, but there is a lot to see and do from wildlife sanctuaries to spice plantations.
A guide to planning holidays to South America

A guide to planning holidays to South America

One of the most popular holiday destinations in the world, South America is a continent which offers visitors a wide variety of cultures, countries, food and adventures. This continent, located below the North American country of Panama, consists of three territories and 12 countries. Those who are planning to spend holidays in South America will benefit from the information found in this article.
The story of the Revised Standard Version Bible

The story of the Revised Standard Version Bible

The Revised Standard Version (rsv) Bible is a popular and celebrated translation of the Bible. The New Testament version was first printed in 1946, followed by the Old Testament translation in 1952. The aim of the RSV Bible is, according to its translators, "To put the message of the Bible in simple, enduring words" to make it an easy-to-read Bible. The following article provides you with an overview of the Revised Standard Version Bible.
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.
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.
How to get hold of old newspaper articles

How to get hold of old newspaper articles

Old newspaper articles are available from many sources. You can try your local library, the newspaper that interests you, or specialised archives. This article will discuss several ways to get hold of old newspaper articles, including on the Internet.
How to host a rave

How to host a rave

A rave is effectively an all-night party that involves lots of drinking, lots of dancing and lots of very loud electrical, dance music. Raves can take place at someone's house although many of them take place in fields or woods, for example, if they are unauthorised. This article looks at how you can safely host a rave.
Smoky Mountain Cabins: The facts

Smoky Mountain Cabins: The facts

A holiday in America's Great Smoky Mountain Cabins is a wonderful way to reconnect with nature. The Smokies and the surrounding area offer travellers plenty advantages like accommodation including camping, resorts and hotels. However, what better way to experience the mountain lifestyle than by staying in one of the many cabins in the area? Here is an introductory guide to some of the best places to stay in the Smoky Mountain Cabins.
How to find Hunter Valley wine tours

How to find Hunter Valley wine tours

There are overone hundred Hunter Valley wineries in New South Wales, Australia. Hunter Valley tours are many and varied, and a pleasant visit can be enjoyed in this beautiful wine country. What options are available, and how does one find and select them?
A guide to Georgia state parks

A guide to Georgia state parks

If you live in Georgia or if you're just visiting the state, the state park system provides an opportunity for a great variety of family activities, or just a quiet walk in the open air. There are activities for history buffs, hikers, fishermen and just those out to enjoy a sunny afternoon with a picnic and a game of Frisbee.
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.
Where to buy dog urns

Where to buy dog urns

For anyone who has a dog which is well into its retirement years, it is important to think about what you will do when they are no longer present. These days, you can choose from a wide of range dog cremation urns, dog memorials, dog headstones, dog caskets and pet coffins. Read on to learn where to get hold of quality dog urns for pet ashes.
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.
All about: Florist Supplies UK

All about: Florist Supplies UK

Florist Supplies UK are the UK's premier importer and wholesaler of florist sundries, as well as artificial flowers with over thirty years of experience in the florist trade.The company do not supply flowers to the general public and will only supply to florist shops, garden centres, market traders and bona fide florist traders.
What is behind self-mutilation?

What is behind self-mutilation?

Self-mutilation is a mental disorder that involves causing intentional self-harm. It can be expressed through cutting, burning, breaking the bones, or any other form of self-injury. Read on to learn more about the causes of self-mutilation.
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.
A guide to choosing a serenity day spa

A guide to choosing a serenity day spa

People nowadays live in stressful times and it has become difficult to fully relax and be at peace even for a few minutes, which is the reason why spa trips have become essential. Going to a serenity day spa is all about pampering, relaxation and being able to recharge to continue with normal life.
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.
Library and Information Science: The facts

Library and Information Science: The facts

Library Science and Information Science are two closely related disciplines that involve the study of the organisation, retrieval and dissemination of information, with particular application to libraries. This social science has groundings in humanities, law and computer technology. The masters degree of this discipline (MLIS) is commonly required for advanced jobs in librarianship.
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.
Cell phones for kids: Pros and Cons

Cell phones for kids: Pros and Cons

Cell phones, also known as mobiles, have radically changed the face of human contacts since their introduction to the mass-market in the 1980’s and their huge popularity rise during the nineties. This article examines the pros and cons of cell phones for kids.
The benefits of salmon oil for dogs

The benefits of salmon oil for dogs

Pets are dependent on their owners to take care of them and to provide them a regulated and balanced diet. Salmon oil, which contains Omega-3 is essential in providing your dog with a bright and shiny coat, besides lubricating joints and developing a healthy skin which are a must for the dogs' good health.