Frost at Ladoga Lake – genuine cold

Frost at Ladoga Lake The last days were cold. The temperature fell to – 22ºC. The strong wind fanned the flames, as it blew the cold right in your face. I should add that I spent the last weekend on the banks of the Ladoga Lake, which made staying outside for longer than an hour… Continue reading

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Light up the Night

Light up the Night

Light up the Night Moscow at night is a sight to behold: if there’s one thing Muscovites get right it’s ethereal uplighting and twinkly electric stars. I challenge you to stand on Red Square after dark and not be overawed by the shadows cast by the trees along the Kremlin’s scarlet walls, the shimmering gold… Continue reading

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