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Russia and the Baltics, April 2012 — Collection of Stories

This is a collection of 7 stories on the trip we did 06-16 April 2012, covering St Petersburg, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius and Moscow. We flew Emirates from Kuala Lumpur, with a brief lay-over in Dubai, destination St Petersburg.

From St Petersburg, we flew to Tallinn by Estonian Air, where we also did a daytrip to Helsinki by Tallink Silja ferry. Then with Air Baltic to Riga and Vilnius. From Vilnius we re-entered Russia by travelling to Moscow with Aeroflot. We also used Aeroflot to return to St Petersburg to catch the Emirates flight back to Kuala Lumpur.


These are the stories of our 5-nation journey.


Apr 06-08 > Russia > Saint Petersburg, the Imperial Capital of Russia 

Apr 09 > Estonia > The Medieval Old Town of Tallinn

Apr 10 > Finland > Helsinki and the Suomenlinna-Sveaborg Sea Fortress

Apr 11-12 > Latvia > The Medieval Old Town of Riga

Apr 14 > Lithuania > The Medieval Old Town of Vilnius – The Island Castle of Trakai

Apr 15-16 > Russia > The Red Square of Moscow




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