travel42 Port Guide: Sochi

Sochi travel42 Port of Call Guide

The unusual subtropical climate around the "Russian Riviera" city of Sochi makes it a popular destination for the Russian elite.

The post-Cold War boom in tourism has resulted in a sprawl of resort hotels and condominiums along its once-pristine coastline. Further inundation is expected when Sochi hosts the Winter Olympics in 2014.

Located on the southern border of Russia, sandwiched between the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains, Sochi is a resort city for all seaso...

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