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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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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Ice Sculptures

                  Today a friend and I went to an amazing Italian restaurant that some of her Italian friends had told her about. It is called Pinzeria! I have to say it will be on my list of regular restaurants! So good After an amazing lunch near the […]

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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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Gorky Park

On Saturday we spend the morning and early afternoon at Gorky Park. It is a large park in the centre of Moscow. We spend a few hours exploring and wandering around it. My two accomplishments were buying my own bottle of water and an ice cream with chocolate. I realized as well this week that […]

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