Lost Luggage – Russia

It’s inevitable that at some point in our travels that we will loose our luggage, but had we thought about the way in which we were flying we probably could have saved ourselves the grief . Here’s how the bag went to Azerbaijan and we went to Siberia. Having spent a fantastic time with our Couch Surfing friends in Germany it was time to leave Berlin […]

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Russia 1997 Part 3

Getting intimate with a Russian girl, “Next it was my turn to show the girls something…” Stop reading just the headlines! After the mornings success at immigration we were on to of the world as they in theory would allow Elena to leave Russia although there were loose ends we still had to tidy up. We were told by New Zealand Immigration that Elena would need an international Medical Certificate […]

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Russia 1997 Part 2

Waking so early as I always do I just lay there, I was in Russia and lying only a few feet away were two Russian girls.  Ok now that I got you attention let me rephrase. Galina (my uncle’s sister -in-law) and Elena were top and tailed in the sofa bed and sound asleep as I careful rolled out of […]

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To Russia for love

    View Full Size Travel Map at Travellerspoint Culture; it’s not always east to describe someone’s culture. Sure it’s easy to stereotype a group of people and generalize about a certain race. but how many people real get the “cultural thing” when it comes to travel. I grew up never really understanding culture on an international level – let me explain […]

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