Leaving from Pulkava

Saint Petersburg October 23, 2012 Pulkava 2, Saint Petersburg’s international terminal, is just a decade old, yet it looks much older, in fact, desperately antiquated. It’s hard to imagine a more inefficient system of processing passengers, and the absolute worst … Continue reading

Moscow Notes

October 20, 2012 St. Petersburg Russia St. Petersburg and Moscow are about 700 km apart, more or less the equivalent of San Francisco to Los Angeles. This morning I boarded a high speed train, the Sapsan, at 7AM in St. … Continue reading