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Lonely Planet Russia & Belarus (Lonely Planet Russia & Belarus)by Simon Richmond
Synopses & Reviews
Cosmopolitan cities, bubbling volcanoes, spectacular mountains and breathtaking art - Russia is as diverse as it is dramatic, while Belarus satisfies those in search of a Soviet experience. Untangle the conspiracy theories and immerse yourself in the rich heritage - from Minsk to Moscow, Siberia to Kamchatka, make sure you're carrying this best-selling guide to the world's most enigmatic destination.
Cultural Context - in-depth background information brings you up to date on Belarusian politics and Tuvan throat-singing.
Discerning Reviews - hand-picked listings from our team of expert authors reveal Moscow's swankiest clubs and Siberia's finest adventure tours.
140+ Maps - detailed, grid-referenced maps throughout.
Comprehensive Language Chapter - includes Cyrillic script.
Join the thunderous applause for the sublime ballet dancers in the Bolshoi Theatre
Perfect your banya etiquette before joining in this steamy Russian ritual
Surround yourself with majestic rugged scenery as you drive across the world's deepest lake
Feel St Petersburg's contemporary pulse by clubbing in converted stables and Soviet factories
In This Guide:
Nine authors, more than seven months of research, countless shots of vodka
All new Activities chapter and tips on how to cut through red tape to secure your visa
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