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Ryazan getaway


I don't normally do that but.. last week I've been on a weekend getaway with my friends. We didn't have much time and finances so we picked something nearby. We took train to Ryazan and had a total blast. It is an old city. once very major and a capital of Ryazan duchy during the feudal times. It once was a border town during the Genghis Khan Mongol raids. Its history dates back to 1095 so there is a lot to learn. Now it's in top 20 biggest Russian cities and has a lot to offer to tourist. From historic Kremlin and Churches to ruined USSR heritage and modern funny statues on famous saying ('Even mushrooms have eyes in Ryazan' which goes back to borderline days) and soviet movies. It was a little vacation filled with so much joy I couldn't help but share with you. It was a tiny bit cold there but it was so worth it! I can't help and want to show you the trip.








And the sights:

























I started with actual 'face' or Ryazan and ended with something fascinating but scary. Ryazan is definitely a great example of what Russia actually is. No wonder when Russian people say 'Ryazan face' they mean medium Russian face and soul. A land of contrast where shiny and fine meets ruined and outdated.
 

Have a nice day,
Lyosha

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  1. I have a real passion for the places where you live and love when you take me to discover them waiting to come there in person.

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  2. Looks like you had a lovely time with your friends. Some of those buildings are gorgeous.

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  3. Ryazan looks like a very picturesque town.Lovely photos. And it look like you had a blast.

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  4. Great photos. I haven’t heard of Ryazan before but it looks like an interesting place to visit.

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  5. I love the photos! Thank you for sharing your day with us!

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  6. I’ve never heard of Ryazan but it looks like a lovely place to visit. Thanks for providing such great information!

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  7. I love all your piccys. Looks like you had a fab day out and about for sure x

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  8. Wow, the buildings in Ryazan are gorgeous! Looks like you had a great time with your friends!

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  9. Photos looks great. To this date those buildings still look good, I wonder what it must be like back in those days. It must be very high tech for that period.

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  10. Sometimes, a weekend getaway is exactly what you need most! Though the weather looks chilly...everything you saw looks fantastic. I love your pictures!
    the creation of beauty is art.

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  11. Your pictures look like so much fun! Such incredible sights to check out. Also, that coat looks SO warm and cozy! Being Canadian, I'm a big fan of a good coat!

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  12. These images look amazing! Wish to see it sometime. A getaway is always a plus!

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  13. Chelsea Sauve - WandureMar 7, 2020, 7:16:00 PM

    So much fun! It's always awesome to take some time away and explore a new environment :)

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  14. I haven't been in a weekend getaway with my friends for 2 years. I need to plan one.

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  15. Ryazan is 1000 year old city, wow! There must be so much history to learn about. I had not heard of the place before but I'd love to visit it now. Your pictures look super fun!

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  16. What a motley crew. Love that you all are having fun around the city!

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  17. Awesome photos! I've never heard of this city, but I love any place rich in history.

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  18. It sounds you have a great weekend getaway with you hubby and friends. The place looks stunning and beautiful city. Awesome photos!

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  19. Beautiful pictures Lyosha. Ryazan has such a calm look about it. Russia is in my plan soon although I have passed through twice without visiting. I realize there there is so much more than Moscow & St. Petersburg to explore.

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    1. if you ever come to Moscow again, let me know I can show you around or at least give some local tips

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  20. Looking through all your pictures it gave me nostalgic feelings of traveling somewhere new. I’ve added it to my list :)

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  21. It looks like you had a great time on your trip out there. Love all the beautiful pictures. I admit I had to laugh at the funny saying, "even mushrooms have eyes." That's hilarious.

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  22. Oh, it is really interesting what you show and write about Ryazan and I can imagine this is absolutely true! Thanks for sharing!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  23. I like how draft the post - a little intro and then let the pictures do the talking. Stunning pictures.

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  24. So great to get away!! Looks like a fun time, love these pictures :)) x

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  25. Happy to know that you decided to go out with your friends. Such an interesting to place to visit. I had no idea that there's a lot to see in Ryazan. Loved the sculptures as I can't help being imaginative of the stories behind it.

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  26. Last minute trips can be a lot of fun! It looks like you picked somewhere with a lot of things to explore.

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  27. This place looks amazing to me. All the cocks are wonderful. I would love to visit here sometime.

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  28. What a lovely place. I love the statues, the little one with the mouse is just so different from any other statue I have ever seen.

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  29. Having a getaway with friends every now and then is so much fun. It's amazing how lovely those structures are.

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  30. Your smile is refreshing, we really should see a lot more of happy photos during these days, they lift the spirits

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