Caucasian Russia: Land of Mountains, Spas, and Reckless Poets

Russia’s Caucasian region is a beautiful, sweeping landscape where you can scale Europe’s highest peak, enjoy restorative spas, and visit the spot where the hard-living poet and novelist Mikhail Lermontov fought a fateful duel. Located between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, the region lies close to Russia’s border with Georgia. Its main settlement is the city of Pyatigorsk. This city, whose ... Read Full Article