Monthly Archives: August 2011
Grand Randonnée (great walk) 20 is a 180km long hiking track through Corsica from north till south. I walked five days on this beautiful track starting from the north – only a one third or fourth of the whole GR20.
Afgantsy (“Afgans” in Russian, or Soviet soldiers who served in Afganistan) is very well informed history of Soviet invasion in Afganistan that one is reading in the context of current conflict. Braithwaite was UK Ambassador in Moscow in 1988-92 and … Continue reading