Russia

Flying the Friendly Skies

September 14, 2010

We didn’t set any kind of rule about not traveling by plane, but we did try to avoid them whenever possible. Busses, trains, motorcycles and ferries were our preferred method of travel; we even looked into traveling by cargo ship for some of the longer hauls (as it turns out, it would probably be a […]

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Florescent Lights and Dead Animals: The Russian Zoological Museum

June 13, 2010

This is one of the creepiest places we’ve ever visited. It’s the Zoological Museum in St. Petersburg and it’s weird. Really weird.

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The Museum of Soviet Arcade Games

January 5, 2010

Back in 2007 I read an article on BoingBoing about a small “museum” of Soviet-era Video Games that had been opened by a couple of students in the basement of a small technical university about 30 minutes outside the center of Moscow. The article was accompanied by awesome pictures of hulking consoles that looked like […]

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