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Sixth Pit Stop: The Golden Ring, Russia (Rossiya) SUZDAL, RUSSIA Suzdal, although virtually unknown in the West, was one one of the most famous towns in Russian history. Like an untouched medieval open-air museum, Suzdal was endowed with well preserved fortified castle walls, monasteries, cathedrals, and convents. After being founded in 1024 by …
Another town with stunning onion-shaped domes, some golden and the ones of the Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral nice blue star-spangled which dates back to 1225. Let the pictures show you...
One thing to mention, dinner was chicken cooked in a clay pot followed by Vodka, delicious.
... the other. We haven't been sure if the restaurants are in a hurry to get rid of us, but our guide explains that it is Russian custom to feed guests in this assembly-line fashion - that it is considered rude to make your guests wait between courses.
Unsurprisingly, we are finished quite early - until we find that vodka is $3 a shot, so we order up a few rounds while waiting for the rain to ease off a bit, then make the trek back to the ...
... 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!!
... actually flavoured you just would think of! So the ladies, cowgirl, Nick and I did a massive tasking of 10 of the meads. My least favourite was pine ad rose (go figured) and I think the best was bergamot, most of them were only just drinkable and a few not palatable at all. We all made some purchase of local gifts and souvenirs and were on our way again. So much moving around I think we were all looking forward to the next penultimate destination. Our ...