Rostov-on-Don is a port city and the administrative center of Rostov Oblast and the Southern Federal District of Russia. It lies to the southeast of the East European Plain, on the Don River, 32 kilometers from the Sea of Azov. City was founded by the Empress of Russia Elizaveta Petrovna in December 15th, 1749.

Rostov-on-Don Areal View

Winter and Christmas in Rostov-on-Don

 

Rostov-on-Don

 

Cool car trip from Rostov-on-Don to Tuapse with a map.

Tuapse is a town in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, situated on the northeast shore of the Black Sea, south of Gelendzhik and north of Sochi.

 

Unusual bus ride in Rostov-On-Don

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