St Petersburg August 10th 2011 Mother Russia. A dark, distant and cold place, where all people wear fur hats, drink nothing but vodka and the corrupt political elite rule supreme. Not to mention its shocking and violent history.
Stereotypes shouldn’t be relied upon in practice but considering that I had never known a Russian my entire life and the British media coverage of Russia is always rather narrow I didn’t have a l ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Saint Petersburg 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
I'm a friendly and easy going student/traveller who is always looking to meet new people and enjoy interesting, unfamiliar experiences!
Half English, half Australian but born in Germany and raised in Japan I'm not quite sure what to call myself. For the next 2 year at least I will be studying at Queen Mary, University of London and I hope to make that fascinating city home for the time being.
- July 2011
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