Monthly Archives: May 2011

Here comes the Sun

The weather here has taken a turn for the..crazy. Last night was torrential downpour and blazing heat and today it is around 30 degrees and clear blue skies. Whats going on Russia? I know I have been asking for heat … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

One month to go!

Some intersting/not interesting  but typically Russian happenings this week: Our friend has started dating a Russian girl. He says it is exhausting having to make sure he is polite and gentlemanly all the time, and paying for all the meals … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

С Днём Победы!!!

Today was “Victory Day” i.e the 66th Anniversary of the day Russia won the Great Patriotic War (WWII). The whole day was in fact extremely patriotic! The celebrations kicked of with a parade at 10am which we attempted to attend … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tallinn

…is the most beautiful little city ever! The old town is almost 1000 years old: partly surrounded by castle walls and with old churches and pretty building doted around its cobbled streets. We climbed all the way up St Olaf’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Messengers in St Petersburg

I haven’t posted in nearly a month! Has been a busy one! Over Easter my mum and dad came to visit 🙂 I played tour guide and took them all around the city. Luckily the weather was nice, although April … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment