Exceeding all Expectations September 21st 2006
In a nutshell
Having been in Russia for ten days, my impression of this country has improved rapidly. For a start, in Moscow we were very lucky to be hosted by a Russian friend and her family. After four action-packed days in the capital, we set off to see two traditional Russian towns - Vladimir and Suzdal. There, we saw stunning churches and attractive streets, before catching an overnight tra ... 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
Along with one of my best mates - Londoner Indie Shah - I plan to travel from London to Beijing and back, via Saigon and Moscow. We'll be experiencing several countries, including China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Russia.
Here's where you will read about our trip, see our photos, contribute your thoughts and share the adventures.
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