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Labour Camps (Gulags) in Russia

Labour Camps (Gulags) were a cruel reality during the Repression years in the USSR. A visit to Russia really is incomplete without spending at least a little time learning about the Gulags and the system of repression.

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Crazy Guides Communist Tour in Kraków

Forewarned that the transport for Crazy Guides Communist tour (a vintage Trabant) is prone to breakdown, we hoped this wouldn’t happen on the way to picking us up. We needn’t have worried.

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India really is incredible

Traveller anecdotes of India abound. People talk about getting violently ill, being harassed by beggars, the poverty and the chaos. So, when I get the learn that I have won a trip to India, I’m excited yet anxious.

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