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Tramway over the ice of the Neva river

18 Feb 2017

The first tram system ran through the streets of Saint-Petersburg in 1865. A ticket for a ride with this horsecar cost 5 kopeks. When you decided to travel on the roof it ...
17 Jan 2017

In the winter holidays, I took the night train to Murmansk. Its location in the far North and its mythical name have always intrigued me. Besides this, traveling by night ...
01 Dec 2016

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As winter arrived and snow began to fall, I realised that I lacked the vocab that is most needed right now – words to help me describe the weather! I don’t mean any old ...
01 Nov 2016

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So the snow has begun to fall in Moscow and although that may bring pretty landscapes and much frolicking, it also brings treachery… especially at the moment, when the layer ...