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A belated Russian epilogue

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

The frenzy of activity that has been my life over the past few weeks has kept me from writing a proper conclusion to my travels in Russia.  My first opportunity to sit down and collect these thoughts comes now as I await my next travel adventure.  My flight for London and subsequently Athens boards in about half an hour.  Soon I’ll be retracing my last-minute steps through a travel guide, this time trying to figure out what’s worth seeing in Greece and how to say “do you have anything that’s not still moving” to the local waiters.  So it seems that it’s now or never if I’m going to elucidate my conclusions on the great grey country where I spent 6 chilly days about a month ago. (more…)