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Morning spent Exploring the Old City of Jerusalem

ISRAEL | Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | Views [797]

It was Tuesday 27 December, day 4 of my Israel  Adventure and so far it had been stunning, filled with great people and extraordinary places to see.   I started my day early and walked from New Gate down ... Read more >

Tags: church, david’s tomb, domica cathedral, hagia maria sion abbey, israel, jerusalem, photography, the last supper, travel


Exploring Mount Zion in Jerusalem, Israel

ISRAEL | Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | Views [828]

  Day 3: Monday 26 December, of my adventure The rain finally let up so this morning I took the hostels free city tour , it is a 3hour walking tour that was very informative and we had a great guide that made it a lot of fun! ... Read more >

Tags: church of ascension, gethsemane, israel, jerusalem, mount zion, paretnoster, photography, tour, travel, western wall


Christmas Day at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem

ISRAEL | Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | Views [513]

  Day 2: Sunday 25 December 2011   It rained all day long and was about 15 degrees and very foggy. The city was covered in a white mist. I took the tram to the Holocaust museum, it is a stunning building and everything was so well ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, israel, jerusalem, photography, travel, yad vashem


The night before Christmas which I spent in Bethlehem!!

ISRAEL | Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | Views [1282]

Saturday 24 December  At 3o’clock the afternoon on my first day in Israel I joined the Abraham hostel tour to Bethlehem. Unfortunately the guide was absolutely useless, he didn’t give us any extra information about the area or ... Read more >

Tags: bethlehem, christmas, church, israel, janaline smalman, nativity, photography, travel


Christmas in Jerusalem, Israel starts!!

ISRAEL | Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | Views [1080]

This was going to be my very first Christmas all alone so I wanted to make it really special, and what better place is there to spend Christmas than in Israel?!  As I started my Israel adventure I put my I-pod on random. I stepped out of the ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, church, israel, janaline smalman, jerusalem, old city, photography, travel


Sunset at Moscow's Gorky Park

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | Views [718]

I took a late afternoon walk through Gorky Park to watch the sunset. Its already starting to get cold here in Moscow and was -2 degrees Celsius outside. I am leaving Moscow next week so trying to fit in the last couple of places left on my ... Read more >

Tags: gorky park, janaline smalman, moscow, photography, russia, sunset, travel


Snow covered Moscow at Night!!

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | Views [1353]

Winter in Moscow is truly beautiful especially when everything is covered in snow.  I just love walking around the neighborhood late at night when everybody is wrapped up warmly in their apartments and the streets are quite deserted.... Read more >

Tags: janaline smalman, moscow, photography, russia, snow, travel, winter


The Secret Soviet Military Bunker and Moscow metro – Birthday weekend!! Part 2C

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | Views [1522]

How do you celebrate your birthday when it is -30 degrees outside? You go down into Stalin’s secret bunker and go for a ride on Moscow’s circle line. Belorusskaya Belorusskaya was opened in 1938, the station is named ... Read more >

Tags: janaline smalman, metro stations, moscow, photography, russia, travel


The Secret Soviet Military Bunker and Moscow metro – Birthday weekend!! Part 2B

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | Views [2010]

  How do you celebrate your birthday when it is -30 degrees outside? You go down into Stalin’s secret bunker and go for a ride on Moscow’s circle line. Komsomolskaya metro station Komsomol’skaya Komsomolskaya ... Read more >

Tags: janaline smalman, metro stations, moscow, photography, russia, travel


The Secret Soviet Military Bunker and Moscow metro – Birthday weekend!! Part 2A

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | Views [1860]

              How do you celebrate your birthday when it is -30 degrees outside? You go down into Stalin’s secret bunker and go for a ride on Moscow’s circle line.    ... Read more >

Tags: janaline smalman, metro stations, moscow, photography, russia, travel


The Secret Soviet Military Bunker and Moscow Metro - Birthday weekend!! Part 1

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | Views [2125]

How do you celebrate your birthday when it is -30 degrees outside? You go down into Stalin’s secret bunker and go for a ride on Moscow’s circle line. I decided to have a Russian weekend for my birthday in February. Seeing as it was in ... Read more >

Tags: bunker 42, janaline smalman, moscow, photography, russia, stalins secret bunker, travel


Visiting the BOLSHOI THEATRE in Moscow

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | Views [2805]

Bolshoi Theatre The Bolshoi is still one of the greatest theatres in the world, with its own proud traditions and unforgettable atmosphere. An evening at the Bolshoi really is an essential part of a visit to Moscow. Bolshoi Theatre ... Read more >

Tags: bolshoi theatre, janaline smalman, moscow, photography, russia, travel


Moscow's Donskoy Monastery a bit of a Disappointment

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | Views [792]

As it was the middle of autumn the days were getting shorter and opportunities to walk around without freezing were getting fewer and fewer.  I have been exploring some of the churches and monasteries while living in Moscow but there are ... Read more >

Tags: donskoy monastery, janaline smalman, moscow, photography, russia, travel


My South-African friends visit Moscow!! Day 3+4

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Sunday, 18 Nov 2012 | Views [801]

Izmaylovo Russian market Day 3 Izmaylovo Russian market We spent the morning shopping for souvenirs at  Izmaylovo market where we had some lovely hot mulled wine and chicken kebab for lunch. We then visited the ... Read more >

Tags: izmaylovo market, janaline smalman, moscow, photography, russia, travel, wooden kremlin


My South-African friends visit Moscow!! Day 2

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | Views [837]

Novodevichiy convent Adel and I at the entrance to the Convent Autumn in Novodevichiy convent Day 2 Autumn in Novodevichiy convent This morning Adel, Adriaan and I headed out to ... Read more >

Tags: moscow, novodevichy convent, photography, russia, travel, vdnkh


My South-African Friends Visit Moscow!! Day 1

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | Views [1973]

Moscow is filled with churches with onion domes Day 1 I was so excited that two of my South-African friends were coming to visit me in Moscow!!!! They arrived early morning in late October and made their way to my small flat in ... Read more >

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


Moscow’s Koskovo Estate in Autumn

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | Views [1059]

Beginning of Autumn in Moscow!! Walking down a tree covered lane to the Estate I thought I would go for a nice relaxing walk all the way to Koskovo Estate  at the beginning of autumn in September. I checked the route ... Read more >

Tags: autumn, janaline smalman, koskovo estate, moscow, photography, russia, travel


The magnificent Moscow Kremlin

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | Views [2744]

  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


TSARITSYNO, CATHERINE the GREATS’ park in Moscow

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | Views [1289]

  The entrance to Tsaritsyno Park and Estate We followed the flower filled entrance down to the lake I think there is no better way to spend your summer mornings in Moscow than walking around and enjoying the sunshine ... Read more >

Tags: catherine the great, janaline smalman, moscow, photography, russia, travel, tsaritsyno park


“WHITE NIGHTS” IN ST PETERSBURG DAY 5

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | Views [962]

  Pavlovsk is an 18th century park and palace ensemble Day 5: Wednesday Pavlovsk  is an 18 th  century park and palace ensemble located 30 kilometers south from St. Petersburg. Catherine the Great gifted the estate ... Read more >

Tags: pavlovsk, photography, russia, saint petersburg, st petersburg, travel


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