Tag: Russia

St. Petersburg

We took an overnight train from Moscow to St. Petersburg, the city of the Russian czars. St. Petersburg has lots of grand buildings and canals. The Winter Palace is home to the Hermitage,  one of the world’s biggest and grandest

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Moscow’s Diamonds Are Forever

From Ekaterinburg we had a 24-hour train ride to Moscow. I loved Moscow.  It’s a wonderful city to visit and has one of the most beautiful city centres of any city I’ve been to.  Red Square is a great location

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Trans-Siberian Railway

From Mongolia we took the train to the Russian border.  It often takes a long time to go across the border. We had to wait for the Mongolian customs and immigration officials to board the train and check people. Then

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