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I was born in Russia, but now live in Miami, USA (which I have quickly grown to love). I have also lived in Houston and New Orleans.

I LOVE to travel, as you can tell. I think one experiences so much more when he travels, that it will take a month at home to match the dose of excitment you get from beeing at a new place for just one day.

My travels so far:

11/06 - Central Europe (Prague, Dresden, Zurich)
11/06 - Cali, Colombia
10/06 - returned to New York City for a few days
04/06 - Cartagena, Colombia
12/05 - Portugal (Lisbon, Porto, Guimaraes, Obidos, Evora, Elvas)
10/05 - Venezuela (Caracas, Valencia)
09/05 - Cleveland, USA - most recent trip
08/05 - Colombia (Bogota, Medellin, Bucaramanga); I have friends there, so visit periodicaly
08/05 - Montreal, Canada
07/05 - Boston, USA
07/05 - Vancouver, Canada
05/05 - the most recent trip to Russia
04/05 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
03/05 - San Juan, Puerto Rico
02/05 - Mexico City, Teotihuacan, Taxco
02/05 - Quito, Ecuador
01/05 - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
11/04 - New York City, most recent trip
11/03 - Phiadelphia, USA
06/03 - Paris, France
11/02 - Miami, USA (I lived in Houston then)
01/02 - New Orleans, USA
11/01 - Oklahoma, USA
09/01 - Pittsburgh, USA
05/95 - Washington & Baltimore

I have also been all over Texas and Florida.

My favorite pages?

St. Petersburg, Russia
Portugal pages (check out my Evora page in particular for the stone age monument!)
San Juan
Santo Domingo
Colombian pages - I love this country!!!
Rio de Janeiro
Mexico pages

Thank you for visiting! I hope you enjoyed the pics and found the tips to be useful.

My plans for the next two years:

Chicago - I am amazed I haven't been there!
Kiev, Ukraine - my family is actually from Ukraine, the Cherkassy province, and I have been to Ukraine last time when I was very very little. Hope to get to know Kiev and see some family.
Southern Spain - always has been a place I was imagining. I am eager to see it with my own eyes!
Italy - I will probably have to divide it into two trips, since there is so much to see and asorb!
Turkey - see the St Sofia and other places.
Israel - obvious reasons.
Great Britain - one of the greatest countries in the world (hopefully though the exchange rates will be more favorable :D)

Well, these are the plans. Let's see how much I will be able to accomplish.

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  • pieter_jan_v's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2014 at 7:09 AM

    Anthony, Happy Birthday. PJ

  • a2lopes's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2009 at 11:04 AM

    S dniom razhdjenia Anthony and many happy returns of the day in your life. Greetings from Lisbon which is waiting for your visit for the Euromeeting

  • joiwatani's Profile Photo
    Jan 1, 2009 at 10:58 AM

    Thanks for dropping by my Olympic Peninsula page! Thanks for the ratings, too! Happy New Year!

  • Nov 14, 2008 at 11:47 AM

    Dear el_ruso: We live in Pensacola and are from the Ukraine....liked your travel page. Have you ever been to Argentina?

  • WorldMeet2008's Profile Photo
    Jul 25, 2008 at 9:06 AM

    Your next trip? Make it really unique! It's not too late to attend WM08 - Jerusalem, Tel Aviv & Dead- Sea on 25- 28th Sept (+Petra 29-30th). We want to double the num of attendees to 100! Click to learn where, when, what, how, how much! Avi [FruitLover].

  • Etoile2B's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2008 at 12:51 AM

    Happy Birthday from sunny California!

  • sayedaburas's Profile Photo
    Feb 9, 2008 at 9:54 PM

    ♫•:*¨`*:•Happy birthday to you♫♫Happy b-day to you♫HAPPY BIRTHDAY to ANTHONY ♫♫Happy b-day to yoou•:*¨`*:•♫ I wish you not only a happy year, but also happier maany returns (~_~)

  • GracesTrips's Profile Photo
    Feb 9, 2008 at 8:57 PM

    Happy Birthday, Anthony! Have a fantastic day!

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Feb 9, 2008 at 6:10 PM

    Hi and happy birthday. All the best for a great day and year ahead.

  • dlandt's Profile Photo
    Aug 29, 2007 at 6:01 PM

    As well travelled as you are, it is amazing you' ve not been to dear old Chitown. I like what you said.

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