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minsk 2011 summer
« on: August 07, 2011, 05:46:52 AM »
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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2011, 06:00:06 AM »
Springirl , we should have met)))  where were you?

Minsk is by far the best kept and cleanest FSU city I have ever seen. You Belarussian are sooo tidy))))

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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2011, 07:04:34 AM »
Springirl , we should have met)))  where were you?

Minsk is by far the best kept and cleanest FSU city I have ever seen. You Belarussian are sooo tidy))))

Chuss baby) :KISSSS:
thanks, later will do may be other part of the city/ Where have you been?????????????????????????? LOL
where is your photos of minsk?


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Re: minsk 2011 summer
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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2011, 07:12:43 AM »
Very nice pictures, Springirl. Never having been to Minsk, I had imagined that the city looked older.

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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2011, 07:17:26 AM »
Very nice pictures, Springirl. Never having been to Minsk, I had imagined that the city looked older.

I think the city did look older before it was almost all destroyed during the war.  Only a tiny part of pre-war Minsk survived.

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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2011, 07:41:45 AM »
Modern cars, modern buildings, even the outskirts,..,it enjoyed fenomenal economic growth for a while despite government greed...but thats because of the mentality of the people!!
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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2011, 07:43:08 AM »
Springirl , we should have met)))  where were you?

Minsk is by far the best kept and cleanest FSU city I have ever seen. You Belarussian are sooo tidy))))

Chuss baby) :KISSSS:
thanks, later will do may be other part of the city/ Where have you been?????????????????????????? LOL
where is your photos of minsk?

Next time we will grab a cup of coffee on the prospect, when i am there, ok? ;D  Pm me your email, phonenr)))
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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2011, 09:03:03 PM »
 Nice pictures Springirl!

 One of the pictures shows you standing behind a metal gate with a building in the background. Is that building a hotel?
 My wife showed me a hotel in Dnepropetrovsk that they started building in the 1960's then abandon because it started sinking. It is still sitting there an abandoned shell along the Dnieppe river and looks very similar in style to that building in your picture.
 Irina tells me that the two "wings" of the hotel were supposed to represent sails from a ship. It would be really interesting to know if these were sister buildings to each other.

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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2011, 09:21:47 PM »
Springirl!

Welcome back!

It is good to know that all of the dooms day people were wrong, and Belorussia is still on the map.

:)

I want to take a train ride up to visit when I am in Ukraine.  What do you think? 

I have to buy a visa, do you think I should?

wayne

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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #10 on: August 08, 2011, 06:23:57 AM »
Springirl!

Welcome back!

It is good to know that all of the dooms day people were wrong, and Belorussia is still on the map.

:)

I want to take a train ride up to visit when I am in Ukraine.  What do you think? 

I have to buy a visa, do you think I should?

wayne
u need a visa to belarus, as well as to russia and ukraine. Belarus are on the map and will be always.

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Re: minsk 2011 summer
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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #12 on: August 08, 2011, 08:36:38 AM »
Springirl!

Welcome back!

It is good to know that all of the dooms day people were wrong, and Belorussia is still on the map.

:)

I want to take a train ride up to visit when I am in Ukraine.  What do you think? 

I have to buy a visa, do you think I should?

wayne
u need a visa to belarus, as well as to russia and ukraine. Belarus are on the map and will be always.

We do not need a visa for Ukraine; only for Belarus and Russia.
Be careful what you wish for, you might get it.

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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #13 on: August 08, 2011, 09:13:45 AM »
I think that means yes, I should visit Belorussia when I visit Ukraine.

:)

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Re: minsk 2011 summer
« Reply #14 on: August 08, 2011, 09:26:31 AM »
I think that means yes, I should visit Belorussia when I visit Ukraine.

:)
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