Getting Ready

The preparations are underway and so is the research, I have read Dr Zhivago and now have an uncertain insight into the Russian psyche, I've been attempting to learn Russian from a cassette- with mixed results. I got a couple of maps for my birthday - just need about ten more.

This website is up and running properly.

And the complicated visa application process is underway  - a lot of patience and a large purse are required for this side of things.