Monthly Archives: March 2015

Russia is a County of Possibilities, Everything is Possible

Russia is a country of possibilities, everything is possible is what Roman told me in the car and it kind of fits. It alludes to the fact that people in Russia can change their socioeconomic status and to the fact … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Russia, Hello Stockholm

This morning I headed out for breakfast with hot chocolate and a croissant dipped in it in mind. The issue is that none of the places j have had breakfast at opened at 8. I picked the place I had … Continue reading

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Wandering Around Saint Petersburg

Last night was an uneventful night after the hockey game. I got back around 11pm and tried to post a blog, but it got deleted when I was just about ready to submit it so I gave up and went … Continue reading

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Adventures by Minibus and Hockey in Russia

Thursday morning I was headed to Catherine’s Palace, a suburban summer palace 30km away. My journey got off to a rocky start when I got off at the wrong metro station and I realized that I forgot my hockey ticket … Continue reading

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Russia: Sun Makes People Smile

Tuesday was an art day. I have now had my fill of art museums for at least the rest of the month. I started by heading off to the Hermitage. The Hermitage is a giant museum that was once the … Continue reading

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Russia is cloudy and cold in early March!!

Wow, I have been here two full days. Where to start, my Russian still sucks. I learned that in December St Petersburg got 3 hours of sun all month according to the official weather people (they round up). That explains … Continue reading

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