Travel Blogs from Russian Federation

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Daunting Moscow, Moscow, Russia travel blog

Daunting Moscow

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

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... it out. On getting off the train, our directions had told us to take the "circle exit", but as all the signs were in Russian, we had no idea which exit to take. So we walked around tunnels and escalators for about 10 minutes, and by pure chance emerged ...

One Last Goodbye, Penza, Russia travel blog

One Last Goodbye

A travel blog entry by rsjungling

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... water under the sink in the bathroom, for just such an occasion.  What would the point be if we could not experience the full Russian experience to tell to our children!  We are now in bad need of showers as we were too tired last night by the ...

Strolling and Shopping..., Moscow, Russia travel blog

Strolling and Shopping...

A travel blog entry by kenee

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Strolled along the lovely waterway adjacent to Red Square...and did some window-shopping in the mall. Seems it was featuring a "Cow" ...

Yekateringburg, Yekaterinburg, Russia travel blog

Yekateringburg

A travel blog entry by mattandlou2011

... pickles filled the air. We found our seats/beds and tried to make ourselves comfortable - This was made difficult by a large group of Russian guys knocking back the vodkas and playing cards (whilst sitting on our bed!!) - We were both a bit on edge at ...

Moscow: Our final and fascinating city, Moscow, Russia travel blog

Moscow: Our final and fascinating city

A travel blog entry by whichwaynow2011

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... had the foggiest what was going on. The last few days were spent buying the odd gift, and visiting a vodka museum in a weird Russian theme park . There's a mountain of things to do and see in Moscow and we could have stayed longer. We didn't have time to ...

Day 2 Moscow, Moscow, Russian Federation travel blog

Day 2 Moscow

A travel blog entry by oldhamguy

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... ; We set off back to the centre of Moscow at about 8pm for something to eat as Jenya had told us about a nice Russian restaurant called Yalki Polki that served good food and was reasonably priced.  Before going to the restaurant we got some really ...

Day 3 Boarding the Trans Siberian Railway, Moscow, Russian Federation travel blog

Day 3 Boarding the Trans Siberian Railway

A travel blog entry by oldhamguy

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... it was only 5 minutes and my bag appeared.   We then had to faff about with customs form but it was written in Russian so I explained I couldn't understand it so she huffed and filled it in for me (which kina makes a farce of the whole thing as ...

Homestay in Siberia, Listvyanka, Siberia, Russia travel blog

Homestay in Siberia

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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... and sniff you. Listvyanka consisted of a smattering of brightly painted wooden gingerbread houses (a Siberian custom) organized around a Russian Orthodox church. The main street runs along the lakefront and ends at the open air fish market where the ...

Crazy Russia!, Moscow, Russia travel blog

Crazy Russia!

A travel blog entry by bharden

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... Im just waiting for the next dress up party! Trying to barter with the shop owners is almost impossible when its a good russian doll. I was once again abused by a BABOOSHKA!. In Moscow i completed a somewhat newfound lifelong dream. That is to see ...

I Made It to Russia!, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

I Made It to Russia!

A travel blog entry by alexp02

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... only a 10 minute walk or so, we stopped almost immediately to get some beers to drink on the way (incidentally, the Russian government is considering adopting a law like in America preventing drinking alcohol on the streets -- but it's not there yet). ...

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