Russia - Understand Russia and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the Russia Today, History, Russian People, Religion, Performing Arts & Music, Literature & Cinema, Architecture & Visual Art, Food & Drink, Landscape & Wildlife, Di-rectory A–Z and Transport chapters from Lonely Planet’s Russia guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history of the formation of the country and Russia’s world-famous arts and culture, to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travel-lers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on how Russia evolved from a collection of small European trading towns to the biggest country on earth
- info on performing arts & music, from ballets and symphonies to folk tunes and pop leg-ends
- full coverage of Russia’s diverse food & drink
- details on the creative works of the country’s legendary writers and award-winning mov-ie-makers
Coverage includes: Russia Today, History, Russian People, Religion, Performing Arts & Music, Literature & Cinema, Architecture & Visual Art, Food & Drink, Land-scape & Wildlife, Directory A–Z, and Transport.
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