Category: Karachay – Cherkessia

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7 National Parks & Nature Reserves to explore in the North Caucasus

The North Caucasus mountains are home to an incredibly diverse ecosystem, fauna, glaciers, lakes and so on. If you are a nature lover, you won’t be disappointed by a trip…

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Border zone permit

After your challenging visa application, here’s the second round of pain in the neck Russian bureaucracy : the border zone permit ! I’m explaning you here all the details to…

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A travel guide to Karachay-Cherkessia, Russian Caucasus

The Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia (Карачаево-Черкесия in Russian) located in the center of the North Caucasus Caucasus is a paradise for hikers ! It is named after its two main ethnic…

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10 must see places in the North Caucasus, Russia

The North Caucasus is one of the most fascinating region in the world (at least to me). Home to dozens of ethnic groups, an authentic hospitality and a rich cultural heritage…