The first time I stood on Red Square in Moscow, then the capital of the Soviet Union, was in July, 1988. I was struck by the place more than I ever believed possible. Pictures and movies did not do it justice. Standing on the cobblestones you can feel 1,000 years of history flowing under your feet. I believe in reincarnation. My ancestors all came from Russia. I immediately felt like I was born there, in 1066 AD. Read more by clicking on the image.