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Street sign - Cyrillic  

Street sign - Cyrillic

St Petersburg

May 1st 2008
Whilst Dave and Phyllis went off to Sweden, Fiona and I flew to St Petersburg. As seasoned travellers we dismissed the cheats way of catching a taxi and caught a smog encrusted 8 seater bus for 20 roubles each(about a dollar). Sandwiched in with about 10 others spluttered off into town-like we knew where we were going! The payment system was interesting-people passed money around the bus while it ... read more
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Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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