Me on the red square!!

Standing on the Red Square, a dream come true!

I couldn’t wait to go and stand on the Red Square; this has always been one of my dreams. I couldn’t believe I was about to realize this dream.   When I got out of the metro I was greeted by loads of Russian souvenir stalls lining the way to the gates. I loved walking…

Adel and I in front of the History Museum during the Light Show

My South-African friends visit Moscow!!

Day 1 I was so excited that two of my South-African friends were coming to visit me in Moscow!!!! They arrived early morning in late October and made their way to my small flat in the east of Moscow. I live very close to the metro station so it was quite easy for them to…

Me and Adel standing on the Red Square in front of the Kazan Cathedral

The quaint Kazan Cathedral on the Red Square

As you enter the Red Square you are greeted by as the Resurrection Gate and the Iberian Chapel.  The Iberian Chapel is a tiny little chapel, no bigger than a small room where royalty used to pray before entering through the gate. I had to cover my hair before entering the little chapel, luckily it…