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Are we out of the forest yet?

The below is one of the days we had in Moscow: Today I’d decided we’d head north east to a market where souvenirs were plentiful but cheaper. I’d prepped myself on the first few letters of our metro stop (backwards N, backwards 3/e etc) and figured it’d simply be the dark blue metro a number …
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Ornate grocery store

Sometimes, it’s the interesting quirks that make a holiday enjoyable. ┬áSo, yes, we set out to see an ornate grocery store, known as Yeliseev’s Food Hall (Yeliseevskiy Gastronom)

From St Petersburg to Moscow

**so this SHOULDA published, but didn’t ­čÖü ┬áIt’s now outta the flow of posts** St Petersburg train station┬á– after four nights in St Petersburg, we’d planned to head to Moscow by train. ┬áSomething we thought would be relatively simple and a well worn path. Stress to another level that til now I’d not come across …
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St Petersburg first day

We had a 9am ish breakfast buffet in the hotel – awesome little cheesecakes! Tomorrow Rory plans to try herring. The coffee is tasty too – and we see Cafes every where and vans with coffee machines in the back. So far only seen one Starbucks. We started the day with a long walk – …
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From Russia… with like?

My holiday ┬ástarted with flying into St Petersburg, spending four nights there with my brother, followed by four nights in Moscow. The hotel we selected in St Petersburg couldn’t have been better located – it was on one of the many man made canals, within a short walk of the Hermitage/Winter Palace and the Church …
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