Moscow

Dates visited: August 4, 2012 – August 9, 2012 I visited Moscow primarily for the churches with those colorful bulbous domes. What I remember it for is (1) the most fashionably-dressed women I’ve ever seen, (2) really long escalators running deep underground to metro stations, and (3) getting stared at …

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Sergiyev Posad

Dates Visited: August 8, 2012 Sergiyev Posad is 46 miles northeast of Moscow and can be reached conveniently by train for a day trip. Conveniently… …only if you board the correct train! Our English-speaking hotel concierge gave us the wrong directions so when we reached the station where we weren’t …

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