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Sep 14, 2004 - Yaroslav - city on the Volga

Another short hop, skip and jump and we arrived in Yaroslav. 600k people on the mighty Volga River (Europes longest!). Legend claims that Mr Yaroslav, back in 1100AD (thereabouts) killed a bear with his axe on the site, and thus decided what an excellent place to start a city. The site also happens to be at the crossroads of two rivers and has proven a privy spot for trading. Highlights: Churchs and the Kremlin. Being unable to decipher if we were eating chicken or pig. Beachy being laughed at for being only man in city to be wearing shorts...

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