So, just had my first Russian beer - not too bad! Even with my vivid imagination can't pretend Moscow is a foodie haven, but they do a mean chicken sandwich when all that I have to look forward to are noodles and chocolate for the next 4 days! Moscow has its charms though, the Kremlin and Red Square were all I had time for, but the Metro is out if fabulous. Saw president Putins own little train line earlier, so no summing it for him. We have a very small grou...
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Just to let you know I've made it to Moscow, met up with the group and we are just about to go shopping for supplies for the train which leaves at 11 tonight. Feeling pretty chuffed to be here, can't wait to shop the Russian way (sad I know, but foreign food shopping is exciting to me!) . Today is supposed to be a free day but the tour guide has kindly offered to take me to the Kremlin and Red Square so that's really good of him. Erlend got me a business class...
Hello everyone, as most of you know my family was devastated by the loss of my brother last weekend. We have spent many hours together since that time and After many hours of soul searching I have decided to pick up my trip in Moscow tomorrow. I said my own goodbyes to my big brother today and am confident that he would have wanted me to go. He has supported me all of my life and I know him well enough to know what he would want. I am sad that I won't be ther...
So, tomorrow is my last day at work until 1st August!! Didn't think I would need so many nights leaving nights out but they have been fun! Was lucky enough to get an iPad mini to take on my travels so feeling pretty chuffed. Need to add some people to my contact list to see if this works as I even have my dad signed up for email so that he can keep in touch!
Counting down the days now and thought I would set up a blog for my family and friends to keep up to date with my travels. Lots to do yet, but this is one thing off the list :)