Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

Russia in Retrospect

It has been more than a year since I first set foot in Russia. Twenty months since I first arrived in the country that inspired my whole trip in the first place. Eighty-three weeks since I pulled up outside a ramshackle home on the outskirts of St. Petersburg to begin my three month adventure in …

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Stolby Nature Reserve, Russia

Saturday Scenes: Siberian Squirrel

I had been hiking for nearly six hours in blow freezing temperatures in the Stolby Nature Reserve outside of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, when I spotted this guy. It was getting to be too cold for me, but apparently it wasn’t too cold for him!

St. Petersburg, Russia

Saturday Scenes: Autumn in St. Petersburg

After spending five weeks in St. Petersburg last September and October, I firmly believe that autumn is one of the most beautiful times of year to visit this historic Russian city. With the leaves changing colors and falling throughout St. Petersburg’s many parks, scenes like this were typical most weekend afternoons.

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