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10 Days in Moscow
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Moscow, oh Moscow! What a spectacular city! We spent a week there on our way to Siberia and another four days on our way back, where we said good bye to Russia. And it wasn’t enough to feel all... Read More

Sergiev Posad and Rostov Veliky
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Leaving Russia without visiting another of the famous Golden Ring cities was not an option. We planned on visiting Sergiev Posad, but we wanted to squeeze in a second destination, so Rostov Veliky popped in. And that was a... Read More

Baikal Lake – Olkhon Island
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Baikal, the oldest and deepest lake in the world, we finally meet you. And that’s the farthest we got in Russia. It felt like we were at the end of the world. The tourist season was wrapping down, so... Read More

Irkutsk – Siberia’s Most Beautiful City
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Irkutsk is arguably Siberia’s most beautiful city. Most tourists stop there on their way to Baikal Lake without spending enough time to explore its magnificent wooden houses. We spent three whole days wondering around and soaking up its decadent... Read More

Krasnoyarsk and Stolby Nature Sanctuary
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Krasnoyarsk turned out to be quite special to us. Unlike Novosibirsk it has a historical core with several interesting streets and dozens of charming wooden houses (Happy Frog just loves them). There is also a very nice park, across... Read More