Soviet nuclear submarine base, Balaklava

The harbour city of Balaklava is a part of Sevastopol, and home to a retired Soviet nuclear submarine base. At one point, everyone in the city worked at the heavily fortified facility. A few years after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the base was shut down and later opened to the public. Carved […]


Watched Submarine. If you like bands like Harold and Maude and Wes Anderson, you might like this movie. (Now on Netflix streaming) Reeled in by a cheap rental price and a convincing trailer, I was pleasantly surprised to find a story, characters and presentation that were absorbing enough to warrant another go round, which is […]