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Posts by: Eliant Gomez Alanis

12 Feb
2016
Russian farewell – До свидания!   Time has come say Russian farewell. Three months went like nothing, and time flew away. I’ll tell you shortly my impression, when I came back to ...
09 Feb
2016
Famous murders in St. Petersburg   Mikhailovsky Castle. 1801. The murder of Paul I Also known as Inzhenerny Castle. Paul I built it for himself as an impenetrable sanctuary, but from the ...
05 Feb
2016
The History of the Russian Country home – Dacha (Дача) The history of the Russian Country home – Dacha, is diverse.  The word “dacha” originated in the 17th century from the verb ...
03 Feb
2016
Russian Banya (Русская баня) I wrote before about the Latvian saunas, it is time to talk about Russian banya now, which are very similar due to their development under the soviet regime, and some ...
31 Jan
2016
Emperor Peter I: “You can marry after Graduation” On January 31, 1714, Russian Emperor Peter I, aspiring to boost the literacy level amongst teenage members of the nobility, issued ...
28 Jan
2016
Amazing Facts About Latvian Saunas If you go to Riga, then you should try to get to a Latvian Sauna. If you have been too long in Russia (I assumed you have tried the Russian Banya). First of ...
27 Jan
2016
Dawn of Second World War: Leningrad Siege What is the Leningrad Siege? In the early hours of 22 June 1941, Hitler’s Germany attacked Stalin’s Soviet Union. World War II had come to ...
26 Jan
2016
If you want to meet a ghost and chat with spirits, you don’t need to travel to Transylvania, just take a walk around Moscow, which has an arsenal of nerve-tingling myths and blood-chilling ...
26 Jan
2016
Tea time in Russia has a special importance. Tea has an incredible popularity everywhere in the world and each country has its own preferences and traditions but I’ll explain to you the ...
25 Jan
2016
January 25th (January 12th Old Style) is commemorates the death of the 3rd Century Christian martyr, St. Tatiana of Rome. St. Tatiana was a pious young woman, who was brought up by her father as ...
20 Jan
2016
I have found an interesting topic to talk about now that recently I have studied briefly the subject religion in my class. I could not understand why all these countries have in common the same ...
14 Jan
2016
The Riga Central Market is considered a unique attraction among all Europe; it opened its doors in 1930 and was recognized not only as the largest, but also the best and most advanced market ...