Travel Blogs from Russian Federation

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The Kindness of Strangers, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

The Kindness of Strangers

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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... , generational differences etc.  It was such a bonus to be able to sit and ask unlimited questions   about Russian life of people who were so well informed by personal experience.  Unfortunately Irina wasn't feeling well on Saturday ...

Welcome to Moscow, Moscow, Russia travel blog

Welcome to Moscow

A travel blog entry by pyres

This morning we said goodbyes to all relatives and took off to the train station. My cousin Lena accompanied us there and even brought me some cabbage pies, how considerate :) All of us (me + 2 grandmas) had a pleasant 5-hour trip in the express train ...

Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Lake Baikal

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

... only arrived back at 15:30, and then we set off. After finding the long way up to the ski lift, we were told very rudely in Russian that we could not go up, and would not be able to go up the next day either. So we instead walked back down, and took ...

Bye bye Moscow, Moscow, Russia travel blog

Bye bye Moscow

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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Great party at Inara's last night (thanks Inara!). Her appartment is in this beautiful Stalin-era building. A French/Italian guy called Luca made a brilliant Italian spread of mushroom risotto and courgette and squash with rocket salad. Best meal ...

My precious, Khabarovsk, Russia travel blog

My precious

A travel blog entry by gearoids

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... , who was in the gym with his stunning wife and very cute little daughter. Between the two of them and my attempts at Russian, they understood my sceail!  Radic was kind enough to spot me and give me some advice for lifting.  There had been a promise ...

Just Like Paris.  (but without flush toilets), Barnaul, Russia travel blog

Just Like Paris. (but without flush toilets)

A travel blog entry by laurantim

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... understand the value of food (or where it comes from). Well, besides Perestroyka, pollution, stinky dunnies and Micklooha Micklay (Russian David Attenbourough) I found out that I had relatives all over Russia.  From St. Petersburg to the far ...

Day 2 St Petersburg: Lots of Art, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Day 2 St Petersburg: Lots of Art

A travel blog entry by simon-rosie

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... frequently beaten to the crumbs by much craftier and swift sparrows. Also, pigeons like Crab flavoured crisps, which is good, because we didn't much! Feeling guilty after yesterday's dinner splurge we had a mighty feast of Russian pot noodles and cake. ...

Min Vody Train Station day..., Mineralnye Vody, Russia travel blog

Min Vody Train Station day...

A travel blog entry by kinoeye

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... variation filled with mashed potatoes. I wanted to fill up on food now, since it is tough to order with such little Russian skills - plus I knew I wouldn't want to walk around Min. VOdy and risk getting stopped again by the police - this time without a ...

Homestay & Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Homestay & Hermitage

A travel blog entry by margaretfielder

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... you are not pick pocketed. Additionally, we are to master our own “metro face” – our impression of the Russian scowl that everyone wears around everywhere – because smiling at someone is 100% of the time considered flirting. If ...

Sneeeeeeeeeee!!!, Moscow, Russia travel blog

Sneeeeeeeeeee!!!

A travel blog entry by travelmoments

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Kl. 12.20 skulle vores fly være lettet fra Hamborg, men først en time senere var flyet klar til afgang. Det betød. at vi kun havde omkring 1 time til at skifte fly i Moskva, hvilket resulterede i, at vi måtte løbe for at nå flyet til stor ...

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