Russia before the revolution. Slide show wired magazine.
Street photography. Slide show lensculture.
“Belka Белка and Strelka Стрелка spent a day in space aboard Korabl-Sputnik 2 on 19 August 1960 before safely returning to Earth.
They were accompanied by a grey rabbit, 42 mice, 2 rats, flies and several plants and fungi. All passengers survived. They were the first Earth-born creatures to go into orbit and return alive.” wikipedia.
Shipwreck off the coast of Colombia.
the waitresses were all north koreans (allegedly). there were four of them, skinny and well-dressed, watching the fina world championships while they waited on us. the room was equipped with a norebang machine just in case the cognac got out of hand. Пхеньян кафе
We visited the submarine museum housed in the soviet submarine S-56. the sub was launched in 1939 from vladivostok and spent a few glorious years fighting and sinking nazi ships during the great patriotic war.
soviet s-class submarines (Средняя) a.k.a stalinet-class (Cталинец).
torpedoes and bunk beds.
photo of abandoned submarines in vladivostok, 2001.