Christmas and New Year in Russia

dsc_0272To make the journey at this time of year is a sensational experience as we travel through a winter wonderland. Among the highlights are a sleigh-ride in the ancient town of Novgorod , X-mas party in St Petersburg and unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration in Moscow’s Red Square . Russia in winter is simply glorious and a white Christmas is almost guaranteed. The other great advantage of making the trip at this time of year is the lack of other tourists.