Category Archives: Russia

Time to go home

I cannot believe I am writing our final blog post already! The last 8 months have flown by, I can still picture what the countryside looked like in the UK, all dry from the August sunshine as we were leaving … Continue reading

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Beware the taxi driver

We are very much aware that being foreigners means that when taxi drivers see us little Rouble or Yuan signs light up in their eyes as they scheme how much they can rip us off for. This is a little … Continue reading

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Hiking from Listvyanka to Bolshie Koty

“Beer!” Exclaimed the man in the information centre. I was confused, I know we have sampled a fair few beers on our trip, but was he implying we should rehydrate ourselves with beer on our hike? I would prefer water. … Continue reading

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The Trans Siberian from Moscow to Irkutsk

We had a quick pitstop in Moscow to get ready to catch our train from there to Irkutsk. Having previously been to Moscow there wasn’t a lot we wanted to do except go and see Red Square. On our last … Continue reading

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Peterhof: Fountaintastic

Whilst we were staying in St Petersburg another person in our hostel suggested we should visit Peterhof. I had never even heard of it before but based on his keen description of it we decided to give it a go. … Continue reading

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