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Chandeliers And Railways. Moscow Metro In Pictures.

Chandeliers And Railways. Moscow Metro In Pictures.

Your first encounter with Moscow Metro stations will surprise you. Never has a rail system been more appealing and just a little intriguing.  We have travelled on a lot of public train systems all over the world. We have marvelled at their modern efficiency (Taiwan), baulked at the cost (the Tube), pondered which is uptown and which is downtown in relation…
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Waterways Of The Tsars. St Petersburg To Moscow

Waterways Of The Tsars. St Petersburg To Moscow

St Petersburg to Moscow Sailing The Waterways Of The Tsars between Russia’s two great cities. Planning a trip to Russia  invokes images of colourful onion domed cathedrals and opulent palaces offering a glimpse into a royal dynasty as famous as this country has been mysterious. A country as vast as it is exotic, there is so much to see beyond the…
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Russia’s Great Cities – The Best Of Moscow

Russia’s Great Cities – The Best Of Moscow

The Best Of Moscow. Moscow is without a doubt one of the world’s greatest and most exciting cities. And as we found out recently, incredibly beautiful and very chic. But before we look at the best of Moscow, here are some facts that may change your view of Russia and it’s capital. There are more billionaires living in Moscow than any…
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Russia’s Great Cities- The Best Of St Petersburg

Russia’s Great Cities- The Best Of St Petersburg

The Best Of St Petersburg The Imperial City of the Tsars and Tsarinas was built by Peter The Great with an eye on the west, as a display of Imperial Russia’s burgeoning position in the world. It was to become Russia’s first great, modern city. A beautiful, creative city of candy hued Baroque and Neoclassical buildings lining Venetian inspired canals.  St…
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Cruise Through Russia.

Cruise Through Russia.

Have you ever dreamt of strolling through Moscow’s Red Square or even seeing the ballet in St Petersburg? Russia’s two great cities still invoke the old school romance of travel; enigmatic and exotic. Unfortunately, this is a country too often side stepped by most. Even though this powerful nation, once hidden behind the mysterious veil of the Iron Curtain has…
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3 Things To Know When Planning A Trip To Russia.

3 Things To Know When Planning A Trip To Russia.

Later this month we embark on our first trip to Russia. Landing in St Petersburg we join Viking Ingvar, our ship for the next 13 days. We will sail the Waterways of the Tsars between Russia’s two great cities, St Petersburg and Moscow. Planning a trip to Russia Russia has been high on our wish list for a long time.…
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