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Petersburg Travel Guide
Encounters Travel is a small-group tour operator running a fun, active, great value Russia Tour: the 9 day Iconic Russia [including St. Petersburg, Moscow and the lovely Golden Ring cities]
holiday in Russia?
enormous country, occupying most of the northern section of Asia and a great part of world
history too, demands the attention of any serious traveller.
Russian architecture is both gloriously extravagant and hideously proletarian, their history is staggering,
the art is magnificent and localse can be touchingly amiable.
Russia, particularly Moscow, is a pricey place to visit these days, though there is some budget
Russian officials can be unpleasantly aggressive and urban crime requires a watchful eye while internal flights are unreliable and Russian
airlines have the world's worst safety record.
Big, brutal, beautiful and intriguing, Russia is an enigma that needs to be see to be believed.