Travel

Liubov v Rossi ( Love in Russia)

For a country whose people claim they are atheists Russia is full of churches and monasteries. And what churches!!! The onion shaped domes in gold, blue, green and pinks fills you with awe. During the revolution the communists vandalised and burnt down several beautiful churches. However, today Russian Orthodox Christianity continues to be the largest… Continue reading Liubov v Rossi ( Love in Russia)

Food · Travel

Cruising Lake Ladoga and Mother Volga with Vodka and zakuski

Setting sail late evening and meeting the crew of Viking Truvor was fun. Goodbye St Petersburg, you are beautiful and I bow before you for your indomitable spirit and pride. At midnight standing under the stars and watching the ship gently sail into Lake Ladoga it felt like being part of another universe. So surreal… Continue reading Cruising Lake Ladoga and Mother Volga with Vodka and zakuski