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Russian train adventures

127 hours or 5 full days and nights and a bit. That’s the total amount of time we spent in Russian trains during our 27 day stay in Russia. 800 more words


Victory Day In Russia - One Vignette

Dear Readers:

Congratulating everyone with May 9 Victory Day, celebrating Soviet defeat of the invading Nazi hordes.  There will be much coverage of the big parade in Moscow and the Immortal Host marches. 466 more words

Human Dignity

The warmth of Siberia

London to Ho Chi Minh by train (and boat!): Day 13.

So pleased that it was white with snow for our arrival to Siberia. Wouldn’t really want it any other way as it fit perfectly with my expectations. 230 more words

A Weekend Hockey Game in Astana - Barys vs Avangard

Last weekend I got a ticket from a friend to watch the local hockey team, Barys, play in the giant arena near the university campus.  She picked me up at a nearby mall and we met another one of her friends at the arena for the game.   142 more words