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The magnificent Moscow Kremlin

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | Views [2763]

  Moscow Kremlin!! The  Moscow Kremlin  is a symbol of the RussianState, one of the greatest architectural complexes in the world, a treasure house of magnificent relics and monuments of art. I delayed my visit to the ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, janaline smalman, kremlin, moscow, photography, russia, travel

Varvarka the oldest church filled street in Moscow

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Sunday, 21 Oct 2012 | Views [1047]

Ulitsa Varvarka, in Afrikaans this would mean street pig. So naturally when I read this I just had to go down this street. My first but definitely not last walk down this historical street was on this lovely sunny day in May with my friend Yve. ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, church, janaline smalman, moscow, photography, russia, travel

Russian Butter festival in snow covered Suzdal

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | Views [1721]

My British friend Yve arrived in Moscow during February 2011 to join me for work in Russia!!! For her first official weekend here we went on an excursion to Suzdal for “ Maslenitsa” the Butter Festival. Suzdal is one of the oldest ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, festival, goose fight, janaline smalman, monastery, russia, snow, suzdal, travel

Snow covered Saint Petersburg

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | Views [1385]

  Every year I go somewhere special for my birthday and in 2011 I decided to celebrate my birthday in mystical St Petersburg for a weekend. Who wouldn’t plan a weekend get away to a place where it’s windy, snowing and -28 degrees ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, icicles, janaline smalman, russia, saint petersburg, snow, travel

The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | Views [695]

I walked along the river from the Kremlin and was greeted by one of the most imposing and controversial buildings in Russia, the resurrected Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. It was originally commissioned after the defeat of Napoleon ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, janaline smalman, moscow, russia, travel

Izmaylovo Russian market and fur hats

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | Views [3695]

Izmaylovo market in the East of Moscow with its huge collection of souvenirs and Russian memorabilia is a must on a weekend! I have spent many weekends walking around here and exploring every nook and cranny of the market and its surrounding ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, izmaylovo, janaline smalman, market, moscow, russia, travel, vodka

How amazing to explore St Basils Cathedral!!

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | Views [1207]

The first week I was in Moscow I had to explore the red square and my wonderings took me into St Basils Cathedral (with its ice-cream coloured onion domes), the Cathedral of the Protection of Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat.   I read that ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, janaline smalman, moscow, red square, russia, st basils, travel

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