AMBER Alert: The Kaliningrad Amber Museum…
Kaliningrad / Places We Go

AMBER Alert: The Kaliningrad Amber Museum…

Amber, that lovely fossilized tree resin, that is found in the Baltics and Kaliningrad is particularly noted for its quality… There is also a lot of it. Therefore, it should probably not come as a large shock that amber mining and the sale of amber is a big part of the economy in Kaliningrad. Given … Continue reading

Dyatlov Pass
Miscellaneous

Dyatlov Pass

Here’s one for you, dear readers… (And, yes, this is all true). Inexplicable behavior. Bizarre facts. Inconclusive evidence. Missing body parts. And not a single clue, almost 50 years later, as to what really happened. The outline: In 1959, ten Russian cross-country skiers — eight men and two women, led by a man named Igor … Continue reading