Enjoying the Sun in Moscow

Saturday, May 6th was a great day to head out and enjoy the sun. I got a message from Josie that she was going out for a walk but didn’t see it until she and Geoff had already gotten to the gate. So I rushed out of the house to meet them for a walk. […]

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Giselle at the Bolshoi

My first experience at the Bolshoi happened on February 18th, right before our February break. Josie and I went to see Giselle. First let me tell you that the Bolshoi did not disappoint. It is an unbelievably stunning theater on the inside. Secondly the dancers did not disappoint. They were fantastic and I am glad […]

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Troika

February 11th I got the opportunity to go on a Troika ride. We arrived at the Yard to be greeted with a bit of a show. A guy on a colored stallion did some jumping through a ring of fire, a young girl rode her horse around showing her control skills and then another guy […]

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Christmas Lights in Moscow

Last weekend I was given a wonderful tour of the Moscow Christmas lights by one of my colleagues Cheri who I call my her Italian name Chiara (cuz it’s my favorite!). Cheri has lived in Moscow for a while now and so she asked me if I wanted to do a walking tour of downtown […]

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Ice Skating at Gorky Park

So two things that I have done recently around Moscow are ice skating in Gorky park and walking around to see the Christmas lights. Ice Skating at Gorky park is no “Mall of Memphis” experience! The park floods the area around their big fountain and then the walking paths for about 500 feet our from […]

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