Images of Minsk

Minsk is a city in turmoil right now. I was there last year in November, which on the whole were much better days. Here's how I saw it.

From Around the Web – When Bald and Bankrupt met Kolya

Hi all. 'Mr Bald' has had a lot of adventures on YouTube, but perhaps the most heartwarming story he's shared is his relationship with Kolya, a man who is living by himself in a village in southern Belarus which is in the 'radiation zone'. And when I say alone, Kolya (who is 73) is the …

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Accommodation Review – Victoria Na Zamkovoy, Minsk, Belarus

Getting to Minsk from Tel Aviv last year was an all-day travel sort of affair. So it wasn’t all fun and games, it involved a few hours in Istanbul’s new, but crowded and over heated airport, and it started in the wee hours of the morning too as the journey to Ben Gurion Airport from …

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A Long Journey from Israel to Minsk!

Well. Yesterday was another hard slog but here I am in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. Just a short stay if you really two days not including yesterday. But the journey began at around 220am yesterday in Jerusalem. Yes another stupidly early start! I was told my Nesher service taxi usually comes early - it …

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