Trying not to smile in Russia May 21st 2007 Russia. Whatsthatabout? It managed to be every cliche thats ever been thrown at it, and more.
We had to come to terms with a country that wasn't quite so offay with the 'tourism' thing, which became apparent in the St Petersburg airport which is like a dour primary school shrouded in thick accents which were unfortunately not speaking English. When we asked where an ATM was they seemed deeply ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Moscow 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
We are from New Zealand, a paradise in the South Pacific. Unfortunately it is a bloody long way away from anywhere else, so since we are going oversees we are going to make it count - Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, India, Cambodia, Germany, Italy, Russia etc. etc... We'll be away for a long time and we are sure to get into adventures. Some of which will be unfortunate for us and funny for you - so we hope you enjoy.... full info