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Belarus, an Independant Love
Review of General: Belarus by gt5952

Advantages: Great People, Great Country, Kept the best of the CCCP
Disadvantages: well out of people comfort zones

Belarus is a Fantastic country, but what makes it special are the people. If you travel there expecting a relaxing time, basking in the delights experienced by the west, then you will be sorely dissapointed. What you will find though, is good honest ... Read review

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It's a fantastic experience. Your review was spot on, although if you enter the country on bus you seem to by-pass the long queues of cars and lorries - don't know why but buses get the VIP treatment!!! by ZoltanLouis
What a nice positive, upbeat review of a much-maligned country. I always thought Belarus got overlooked post-Chernobyl and Lukashenko has down nothing for the country's PR. But thanks for this, very interesting. Adam by lobourse

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15.10.2007 16:34
The Minsk Experience
Review of General: Belarus by ZoltanLouis

Advantages: Wonderful iconic images
Disadvantages: Language barrier

Visiting the belarus capital city Minsk for me was an exceptional experince. Knowing little about the country and only three words of Russian, I ventured well outside my usual travelling comfort zone. A good friend of mine departed for Minsk university ... Read review

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Not sure how much this tells us about Belarus, but a pleasingly personal first review. by torr
l must admit the "readiness"of the military site is a little worrying in the light of the deterioration of diplomacy we currently experiencing. . . . ~ ! ♥♥ ! ~ ........................................................... ~ jes ~ ! ♥♥ ! by jesi

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31.05.2007 20:46
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Victory square
Review of Victory Square, Minsk by Olgita2

Advantages: a memorial to brave soldiers who died during the world war 2
Disadvantages: it's only so much fun you can have looking at memorials

*******Foreward Having been born in Minsk and living there for 14 years I never quite appreciated all the sights that much. I think it is only when you have people visiting you and you have to show them around, then you start to learn more about thos ... Read review

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I hope to get to Minsk sometime, and I'll consult you when I do. Duncan by torr
I doubt I will ever get chance to visit Minsk but I enjoyed your review and pics xx by Firelynxx
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31.05.2006 19:53
Minsk is the place to go to!!!
Review of General: Belarus by Topi

Advantages: Beautiful places to see,friendly,cheap.
Disadvantages: a lot of crime,gets very cold in winter.

*** ABOUT BELARUS *** Belarus is a former USSR country which now became independent. It is in the Eastern part of Europe. It shares borders with Russia, Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania and Latvia. Population is about 10 million. The capital ... Read review

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I had a great time in Minsk. The whole city, the ballet, the trip ti Stalin Line and evrything else was great by ZoltanLouis
That was really interesting. My aunt and uncle used to live out there and always wanted to visit them, but with the visa process/ expensive/ dodgy sounding fights, I never quite got round to it ... by flickpugh

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22.03.2004 12:17
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