Monthly Archives: October 2016

THE MAGIC OF AMBER.

THE MAGIC OF AMBER. Amber is ubiquitous in the city of Kaliningrad and in the surrounding area. There are shops, souvenir stalls, one can buy all manner of jewelry and decorations at the airport and train stations, in the street … Continue reading

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Kaliningrad – Konigsberg.

Kaliningrad. The city of Kaliningrad used to be called Konigsberg, literally the King’s town in German. It was founded on the Baltic Sea by the King of Bohemia and became part of Prussia probably in the thirteenth century. Among other … Continue reading

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Svetlogorsk

Svetlogorsk. Svetlogorsk is a resort and spa town on the Baltic Sea. It was recognized as a fishermen settlement in 1258. The original name underwent many changes until it became known as Rauschen, a small German resort town. In 1946 … Continue reading

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