More curiosities from

Ever since I wrote about the Moscow subway system back in September, I’ve been a fan of, a daily blog documenting the interesting happenings in Russian-speaking countries, “just because something cool happens daily on one-sixth of the Earth’s surface.”

The site recently featured some photos of strange Soviet buildings, including the “Friendship” hotel, which reportedly fooled the CIA into thinking it was a beach-side missile silo.

Head over to to check out the rest.

Posted by | Comments Off on More curiosities from  | December 20, 2006
Category: Notes from the collective travel mind

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