The Border Between Europe and Asia: Just an Imaginary Line
There are different concepts in the world on how many continents exist. Some of these concepts have a rather geographical or geological background, others go back to views that are based on politics. Whether we speak of Europe and Asia, or only of one super-continent depends highly on what we were taught in school.
When the Travelling Monkeys visited Ekaterinburg they wanted to check out if they could really tell the border between Europe and Asia. What they found was nothing else than a big joke... [Read more..]
Ekaterinburg: More Motley Than Expected
If you consider Siberian cities to be grey and boring you haven't been to Ekaterinburg yet.
Ekaterinburg is a city with a colorful culture and an interesting mix of architecture.
Follow the Travelling Monkeys on a sightseeing tour past an over-sized keyboard, a monument to 'The Beatles', and an unfinished TV tower... [Read more..]