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wintery moscow: where people wear fur and lamposts wear scarves

We barely scratched the surface but still enjoyed our sampling of sprawling, bustling, glitsy Moscow in wintertime. First step, learning to navigate the extensive metro system. The tricky part: it’s all in Cyrillic We could have passed the entire day … Continue reading

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allll aboard: the trans-siberian from beijing to moscow

We were ending our time in China… and we needed to get to Europe. The prospect of taking the Trans-Siberian railroad on a seven-day (non-stop) train journey from Beijing to Moscow would be much slower, slightly more expensive, and a … Continue reading

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