The Imperiia Project: a spatial history of the Russian Empire


Note 8

Speaking of speed, the national amusements are swinging, tobogganing, & going for drives. The drives are, confusingly, called "walks." Don't be misled: "the Russians have no taste for pedestrian activity." (Baedeker is painting with broad strokes here, but ok.)

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