Backpacking in Russia: Red Square, Moscow

It is one of the most famous “squares” in the world and back in 2007, I was privileged enough to spend 4 days in Moscow as part of my whirlwind round the world trip. It all passed me by rather quickly. I stayed in Hostel Moscow and met loads of people there, I met people Read more about Backpacking in Russia: Red Square, Moscow[…]

Backpacking in Russia: Stranger in Moscow and the 1917 Revolutions

One of the few things I remember from a school history lesson on the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was the Bolshevik revolution of 1917. The whole USSR/Russia/Soviet always held an interest in me. It was a massive country (the USSR/CCCP) which endured the horrors of Stalin and carried someone’s communist dream into the Read more about Backpacking in Russia: Stranger in Moscow and the 1917 Revolutions[…]

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