Sona in Russia

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  • Sona in Russia
  • 01-Aug-2013
August: The Month of Nostalgia

When I was in Russia, I would pass through the Горьковская metro station at least twice each day. The PetersburgRead More ⇾

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  • Sona in Russia
  • 18-Jul-2013
Anticipating a Conflicted Departure

As the end of my program approaches, I have begun to feel strangely torn between two very extreme feelings. HavingRead More ⇾

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  • Sona in Russia
  • 17-Jul-2013
Russia: A Palatial History

Generally speaking, it seems logical that the Soviet period of Russian history has had the longest lasting effect on theRead More ⇾

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  • Sona in Russia
  • 10-Jul-2013
White Nights

In Petersburg, June is the month of white nights (or as Russians call them “Белые Ночи”). One of the mostRead More ⇾

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  • Sona in Russia
  • 10-Jul-2013
St. Petersburg: Worthy Struggles

“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort ofRead More ⇾

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  • Sona in Russia
  • 08-Jul-2013
An introduction to the frustrations of Russian language

All together, my trip from Jersey’s suburbs to St. Petersburg, Russia amounted to approximately 15 hours of travel. Partially theRead More ⇾