Travel Blogs from Suzdal
... caught the bus, took the taxi and arrived at our air-conditioned oasis only slightly frazzled. Not a big part of Suzdal's history, but it felt historic to us!
This medieval city (990 AD) is famous for its old domes and domiciles. There are 27 Russian Orthodox bell-towers and even more churches that didn't make the bell-tower list. Tourists also come here to ...
Wanda is just fine and we are v pleased that the tyres don't seem to be going down too quickly and the engine oil doesn't need a top up just yet. Also very pleased that we have this wonderful loom band keyring which was kindly made by Eleanor and Verity for our ...
Made it to 3000 miles today just outside Vladimir. Not really sure why Russian cars have indicators as they never use them, they just put their hazard lights on when they pull out of a junction! Trying to cover some miles today so we can enjoy the mountains and lakes nearer the Mongolian ...
... as a stop, we mostly stayed in one spot, checking out the Cathedral of Assumption and the nearby area. It was here we saw some hope of better weather - blue pathes in the cloud.
Next a lunch stop at Glombus (supermarket chain) where it was cafeteria style. Didn't have borscht a 3rd day in a row - tempting but no.
We arrived in Suzdal in the mid-afternoon, picking up ...
... a little board and
possibly even disappointed by what we had seen.
Travelling certainly isn’t a holiday as being on the move constantly is
time consuming and stressful, but once you relax into it, it becomes a lot
easier and you don’t tend to let the small things bother you as much – like the
tiny language barrier and the fact that most people’s English is probably about
as good as our Russian!!
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