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Russian Ice Slide

June 25, 2013


Precursors to modern-day rollercoasters


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  1. Amanda Day permalink

    How old are the curches in the background and are they common in this area? The ice slide is awesome, how many months a year can it be used? (something to think about for senior picnic next year!)

    • I believe many of these were from the 17th century. Mostly built by the Decembrists. This kind of architecture is prevalent here in Irkutsk where many of them settled. Irkutsk is a beautiful city, very European and liveable.

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