11-17 August, 2015

12th International Geography Olympiad 2015

iGeo Russia 2015

Excursions

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½ day excursions 12/08,14/08 - 2 groups:
Tver ( pop 409,000) – important administrative and industrial center on Volga river, capital of medieval principality, competing with Moscow, model urban center of Russian Empire; in 1466 local merchant Afanasiy Nikitin started from Tver his “travel beyond three seas” (1–3)
Torzhok (pop. 47,000) – ancient Russian town (X AD), important trading center of Novgorodean Republic (4)
Full-day excursion 16/08: 
Lake Seliger picturesque lanscapes (212 sq.km) (5)Text here....