1. In Search of Sibelius

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    December 9, 2012 by dsalkowski

    After Thanksgiving, I got the urge for going again, so I set off again, this time to Tallinn, Estonia. I got …
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  2. Kazan

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    November 26, 2012 by dsalkowski

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    After Moscow, we took another all-night train, this one to Kazan.  That was a while ago already, but I was …
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  3. Moscow

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    November 19, 2012 by dsalkowski

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    An overnight train took us from Kiev to Moscow.  It was my first experience with a Russian train, and it …
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  4. Kiev

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    November 14, 2012 by dsalkowski

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    This first leg of our adventure takes us to Kiev, Ukraine.  With all due respects to Peter, after a couple …
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  5. Turn of the Seasons

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    November 2, 2012 by dsalkowski

    Eternal flame and mass graves.

    While they’re enjoying a hurricane back home, we’ve just gotten our first dusting of  snow.  I’ve started helping out in …
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  6. Democracy, Literature, and the City at Night

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    October 11, 2012 by dsalkowski

    Russians think that Americans need to get their act together – how can we have our election in a month …
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  7. Post-War Trees

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    October 5, 2012 by dsalkowski

    Disney’s Magic Kingdom gets about 17 million visitors per year.  Thanks to geography, Russia’s number one tourist attraction – Peterhof …
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