St Petersburg:

An Amazing Shipwreck & The Tsarina’s Lost Treasure

4 October 2020 | Media

Lonely Planet author Mara Vorhees was the LP Russia expert and also a keen cyclist. She was part of the Lonely Planet ‘team’ we put together to ride the Tour d’Afrique from Cairo to Cape Town in 2009. Mara rode from Victoria Falls to Windhoek, following ‘The Elephant ...

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St Petersburg & Mosow

6 June 2012 | Places

Maureen and I spent last week in Russia – first in St Petersburg (I’d never been there) and then in Moscow (Maureen hadn’t been there since back in the 1970s, in the Soviet era. My time in Moscow was spent with Lonely Planet’s Russian publishing partners Eksmo who are...

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