On a dark, dark day in a dark, dark city there was a girl, dressed in dark, dark clothes. Like, literally… In all black. It was raining, and raining and just when I thought it couldn’t rain anymore, it did. So instead of shlepping around, lost in said rain, I devised a special tour of […]Read more "The Grim History Tour of Saint Petersburg, Russia"
Hermitage? Nah. Peterhof? Too lazy. Canal tour? Nope. What exactly did I do with my three days in Saint Petersburg? Okay, so I ate a lot. And I walked a lot… but not in parks; Mostly just around run down industrial areas in the rain. And I saw some raccoons and owls and dire wolves… […]Read more "The Anti-Sightseeing Travel Blogger… Saint Petersburg, Russia"
I’ve not seen the full spectrum of public holidays in my time here, but it was my birthday a couple of weeks ago and that’s all that matters. /blank stare Catholic Christmas: 25th Dec’ Catholic Christmas (or UK Christmas or US Christmas, or whatever you want to call it) is celebrated in a small way […]Read more "A Mini Breakdown of Russian Holibobs… Somewhere in Russia"