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1st Horizons Unlimited Russia Travelers Meeting

Hi everyone,

Just a reminder for those who can miss our event in HUBB meetings.

This summer in the end of June, on the 23-25th, we will host 1st Russian Travelers Meeting. Here is the link to event description - http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/events/russia-2017

Visiting this event is highly recommended for all who are interested to explore Russia in the future. You will get a lot of practical information from real travelers, learn about best places to visit, most picturesque roads to ride, Road of Bones, the Trans-Siberian route, BAM, Baikal, Altay and many more.

Also you wll try Russian banya, Russian BBQ, other local cuisine, experience our hospitality and make many new connections.

We will help you with the invitation letters and border crossing.

Detailed event description you can find by the link above.
Looking forward to see you.

Yours,
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Alex, thanks for your post and for organizing the event, but I suggest putting some information in your post and the linked page about WHERE the event is--which cities is it near, etc? I know Russia pretty well had to google to remember that it is by Seliger...but why make them work that hard?
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Sorry for late reply, but you are right.

Event will take place right near Moscow and Saint-Petersburg in the Valday National Park. From Moscow its 400 km, from Saint-Petersburg 300 km.

Well, actually if riding nice secondary roads avoiding highways it will be 500-550 from Moscow and 450 from Saint-Petersburg, but still it an easy access place. Here is google maps point - https://goo.gl/maps/2G1h2Y9sDUT2

The best way to reach visit event is either by going from Helsinki or Tallin to Saint-Petersburg and then to Moscow direction. Either from Riga to Moscow and then north to Saint-Petersburg direction.

If there are any questions don't hesitate to ask..))
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There's also a live google map on the page in the right column (linked from the page's menu "Where is it?") that gives you all of the details on where it is. We try to make it easy but there is so MUCH information to impart on a page about the event that it's easy for stuff to get missed!
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