Alexander Gardens, Kremlin in Moscow

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Rate our ReviewsKremlin in Russian means a citadel in English.  Once upon a time, on the banks of the Muskova river, grew a town. Its town center had a church and palace. Beyond its walls a market and around it settlements grew. The town center became a citadel and that landmark is called the iconic Kremlin, […]

St. Basil’s Cathedral Bonfire or the Russian heaven at Red square – Moscow

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Rate our ReviewsOnce upon a time, or maybe during the late fourteenth century, there lived a man in Moscow whose name was Basil. He was the son of a cobbler and wore no clothes even during the freezing cold months. He lived the life of anesthetic. The mighty Tsar as well as his lords, the highly […]

Russia & Moscow-Understanding

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Rate our ReviewsRussia is a conglomeration of many states with Moscow it’s capital. My curiosity to visit this land, was huge, as it encompasses more than 1/8th of the earth’s landmass and is the largest political and geographical country in the world. Its population makes it the ninth most populous country. Once, nomadic tribes from […]

St. Petersburg, Russia: Running around the Planet, Part XX – Finish line?

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Rate our ReviewsThe White Nights Marathon was held our last Sunday in Russia.  I always get terribly nervous before a big run and circumstances would greatly magnify the worry.  It is beyond my comprehension the date for a marathon could shift, but well, after I had paid my registration fee I received an email notifying […]

Running around the Planet Part XIX My Fabergé eggs are in many baskets

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Rate our ReviewsIt is a good thing I have a positive attitude.  I generally view the cup as half full, but travel so often suggests my cup might be half ‘fool’.  The wealth of knowledge I gain from journeys keeps me exploring, but at the same time serves a humble reminder of how much I […]