Look at Yarfor.me to visit the Russian city of Yaroslavl, a town in North-West Russia.

Yaroslavl is a provincial town with a lively social life including street poetry, rock bands and free wi-fi.

September 1st is a holiday in Russia and also the first day of the new school year. Yaroslavl celebrated with an outdoor festival where every child released a balloon into the air. You can see photos of the event on this post.

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Lucy is English and first ventured out of the UK she was 19. Since then she has lived in 4 different countries and tried to see as much of the world as possible. She loves learning languages, learning about different cultures and hearing different points of view.