Days 9-10: From Moscow to Minsk (the rude awakening)

As I write this, we're driving through the piney forests of Latvia, up the coast of the Baltic Sea. We've said goodbye to Riga, Latvia, and now it's onwards and upwards to our final Baltic capital -- Tallinn, Estonia. Seeing as I have about four hours to kill while bumping along on a bus, I'll … Continue reading Days 9-10: From Moscow to Minsk (the rude awakening)

Day 4-8: How Russia stole my heart (part 1)

The last five days have completely and utterly spectacular. Five jam-packed days to see as much as possible in the beautiful cities of St.Petersburg and Moscow. I can't get enough! Everything about Russia has been bigger and more beautiful than I could have ever imagined. Five days is hardly enough to see all that St. Petersburg … Continue reading Day 4-8: How Russia stole my heart (part 1)