Postcards from Moscow

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There are countries that I want to go back, Russia falls in that category. I don’t exactly know what is the charm, but my trip was inexplicably charming. Today I finally got around collecting my postcards from Moscow in one post. I was invited to Siberia on a blogging trip by Follow Up Siberia and … Read more

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How to Use the Moscow Metro

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Of all the things to fall in love while traveling, I fell in love with the Metro! I am crazy about metro trains, rides, stations etc that I get to experience in different parts of the world. My last tryst was with Paris but I didn’t get around to write about Moscow Metro. So that … Read more

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Krasnoyarsk, Siberia in Pictures!

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One of my favorite ways of showing a place is through pictures! I identify most with pictures, much more than words or videos. So, here is an attempt to present the city of Krasnoyarsk in Siberia through my most preferred medium. The first picture is my favorite as it was one of my first glimpses … Read more

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Stolby Nature Reserve near Krasnoyarsk, Siberia

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There was a time when I used to trek once every year! But gradually I stopped for no particular reason. After a while I developed knee pain which now leaves me scared at the prospect of trekking. However, when I got to visit the Stolby Nature Reserve near Krasnoyarsk, Siberia I am glad I was … Read more

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You Think You Are Too Old to Travel?

Being in my mid forties, there are times when I question my life choices! I wonder what will happen to me when I get too old to travel. At times I already feel too old, particularly on a fast paced FAM trip.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Баба Лена … Read more

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The Zip Rider at the Bobrovy Log Fun Park, Krasnoyarsk

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I have a love/fear relationship with adventure. Before the adventure begins I fear it a little (OK sometimes a lot) but I love it after I am done with it. But the zip line or the zip rider is one activity I can approach without fear for the simple reason that I have done it … Read more

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Siberia Stereotypes- Don’t Go There Because …

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I visited Krasnoyarsk in Siberia in August 2018 as I won a place in the second batch of the Follow Up Siberia Contest. While my thoughts changed a lot by just taking part in the contest, visiting the place was such a beautiful experience. I tried to shake off the stereotypes about Siberia before visiting … Read more

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How to Apply for Russian Visa at IFS New Delhi

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I have been so excited all of August because I won a place in the #FollowUpSiberia contest. I would be visiting Siberia later this month. Siberia to me is an exotic land, I never thought I would get a chance to visit it. This also meant I needed to apply the Russian visa. A I live … Read more

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