Russia

Russia (2012)

Russia (2012)

Russia is the twelfth country I visited. The bulbous colored domes of the cathedrals was my primary reason for the visit, and they didn’t disappoint. It was an unfamiliar experience to be surrounded by signs in Cyrillic script, but being good at charades helped! Enjoy our memories and moments as you visit the individual cities below.


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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