List of Diary Entries

  1. 22 June 1994

    My first international flight.

  2. 23 June 1994

    My first day in the mysterious foreign land of suburban St Petersburg

  3. 24 June 1994 and 25 June 1994

    Jet lag, palaces, cathedrals, restaurants, and the language barrier.

  4. 26 June 1994

    A conversation in Spanish, and visiting the Catherine Palace

  5. 27 June 1994

    Philosophy, more cathedrals, and pseudo-pizza

  6. 28 June 1994

    Slip-sliding through the Paul Palace, and a Barney party

  7. 29 June 1994

    The Hermitage

  8. 30 June 1994 and 1 July 1994

    The Lyceum Nightmare, tennis, the park, and generalisations

  9. 2 July 1994

    St Isaac's Cathedral

  10. 3 July 1994

    Tree climbing and pancake eating.

  11. 4 July 1994 and 5 July 1994

    Teenage boys, The Russian Museum, and a stuffed zoo

  12. 6 July 1994 and 7 July 1994

    Rollercoasters and Parties in the Woods

  13. 8 July 1994 and 9 July 1994

    Returning from the party, and enjoying Alexander Park

  14. 10 July 1994

    The water park and the wax museum.

  15. 11 July 1994 through 13 July 1994

    Last days in Russia: bureacracy, souvenirs, the trip home.

  16. Appendix: Vocabulary

    Notes on Russian Words

  17. Introduction

    What this diary is about, and why it's online.