Days 4-8: How Russia stole my heart (Part 2)

Hello from Vilnius, Lithuania! We just crossed the border from Belarus a couple of hours ago. I'll have those details, along with our travels in Minsk, soon. In the meantime, as promised, here are some highlights from our short stay in Moscow. Three nights is hardly enough in this city. While we were in St. … Continue reading Days 4-8: How Russia stole my heart (Part 2)

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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)

Day 3: Russia, we meet at last

We've officially crossed the Russian border! Even as I'm typing now, I can't believe I'm sitting in a Russian hotel on Russian ground, breathing Russian air. Believe me, there was much rejoicing on my part when we cleared all three Russian checkpoints and finally got the green light. This is happening, people! Dreams are coming … Continue reading Day 3: Russia, we meet at last