Mandrogi, an unlikely riverside resort community, provides travellers with the opportunity to live as Russian villagers did in the 19th century.
James Brown finds plenty to explore in the Perm Region: a thriving city that's making an artistic statement, a legendary ice cave and an industrial center steeped in history are just a few highlights of his eventful journey.
What started as one man's hobby became not only a model of Russia's railways, but an 800 square metre model of the country itself. How does this team of intrepid engineers and designers hope to depict life as it really is?
The Olympic torch relay to Sochi 2014 is the longest and most ambitious in history. But when you follow this flame, there's magic to be found. Join James Brown on an epic journey around Russia and beyond.
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