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The Nazran Memorial For The Ingush And Chechen Deportation
North Caucasus (Russia) / Travel

The Nazran Memorial For The Ingush And Chechen Deportation

This complex in Nazran, Ingushetia was opened in 1998 as a memorial to the Ingush and Chechen victims of Stalin’s brutality: The circle of pillars and arches ringing the interior of the memorial complex add a dramatic element and at the base of the structure are plaques honoring prominent Ingush – military heroes from different … Continue reading

Photos Of The Day: Portrait Time At The Kumsusan Palace of the Sun (Kim Family Mausoleum)
North Korea / Travel

Photos Of The Day: Portrait Time At The Kumsusan Palace of the Sun (Kim Family Mausoleum)

This extraordinary palace is home to the embalmed bodies of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il, which are on full display nestled inside glass sarcophagi: Now, photography or recording of any kind is strictly forbidden inside and if there is one place in North Korea where you don’t want to fuck around, this is it. So, … Continue reading