I caught a train to Sergiev Posad on a day trip from Moscow, travelling through luxuriant Springtime meadows and a violent thunderstorm. It was a local train with the regular cries of hawkers moving up and down the aisles. It was also a weekend day and at every stop Muscovites […]
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Russia: Celebrate the White Nights in St Petersburg
Pushkin once wrote of St Petersburg in summer as being “where sunrise runs to meet sunset”. This is when they celebrate the White Nights in St Petersburg, a wonderful festival of both culture and partying. In July the sun sets about 11.30 in what the locals refer to as ‘Pieter’, […]