Travel Blogs from Russian Federation

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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). ...

Wiadomosc z telefonu komórkowego ORANGE [511176, Kyakhta, Russia travel blog

Wiadomosc z telefonu komórkowego ORANGE [511176

A travel blog entry by asiaexpediszyn

(Granica)JEST16jestesmyNAgranicyWSIOharaszo.MARCINAiMAGDEzos tawilismyWulanude-BYLszlochPOZEGNALNY.mongolkaNASprzewiezie. ...

Beat down, Moscow, Russia travel blog

Beat down

A travel blog entry by cmj

... . Alexsey, Anna's husband who has been a generous and gracious host all week, took me and Kevin to a banya, or Russian bath house. Kevin is another American visitor from Arkansas, though displaying none of the Arkansas stereotypes. He's the younger ...

Nice guy, Ufa, Russia travel blog

Nice guy

A travel blog entry by petcul

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And ever onwards east. Not surprisingly this is the bit they don't show you in the Long Way Round or anything else for that matter. It's the long slog trying to eat up the miles, as much as you can keeping to the 80kph speed limit and the roadworks and ...

Finding a bed, Kurgan, Russia travel blog

Finding a bed

A travel blog entry by petcul

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After an early start and a glorious continuation of the hills for two hours I am back in Wiltshire or the steppes with a vengence. The day just drags on east through Chelnyabinsk and Kurgan. One of the problems of travelling is trying to understand how ...

Russia!, Ulan-Ude, Russian Federation travel blog

Russia!

A travel blog entry by descoth

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 Russia was instantly obviously different from Mongolia.  Fenced animals and house-like buildings.  No more tents.  As we've continued into the country a bit, it seems that my bed-side window looks onto a Mongolian-style landscape, ...

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