From the monthly archives: October 2011

Saint Petersburg (Leningrad)

On October 31, 2011 By

I love this city. I first visited with my parents when I was eleven. Its museums (Hermitage, Russian Art, St. Isaac Cathedral, Navy, Zoology), theaters, stunningly beautiful architecture all had a huge impact on me even at this age. Later I visited Leningrad many more times. I spent 5 years there as a student of […]

Continue Reading

Impressions of Moscow

On October 8, 2011 By

My introduction to Russia was through Moscow. I flew into the Domodedovo Airport, met Vlad, and we jumped on the Airtrain into the city center. The 45 minute Airttrain ride was my first opportunity to actually hear people speak Russian which is an impossible language to understand. I loved looking out the window at the […]

Continue Reading