This scene was the location of a painting famously interpreted by Macaulay Culkin
The brightest star in the painting, just above the village between the tree and the church, is actually Venus. The tree and the church, however, are not really there.
With last week’s contest, we have a bit of a mini-series going here.
You can rent a pitchfork and some period clothes here to recreate the scene.
Un déjeuner très célèbre s’est passé ici en 1881
75 years ago last week, a future world leader spent a couple of days here with 11 of his friends.
Oddly enough, no mosquitoes found here.
Was it sabotage or negligence?
Total watching the game:
Here on a Fall day in 1872: about 4000
Luzniki Stadium last Sunday: about half the planet.
Palace at the top, mausoleum at the bottom, and in between, a giant statue, houses of worship and a great big old market.
Protection by the government of the country to which it belongs meant this location was recently removed from a list one would prefer not to be on.