Old Bird Diaries

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ST. PETERSBURG? J’ARRIVE!


…OR ARRIVING IN RUSSIA ON THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF LENINGRAD DAY.

So excited to be leaving London for my massive adventure in the cold! Tiny suitcase and rucksack with me for about two months journey and no qualms. I was finally off hooray!! First stop St Petersburg. Swathed in my Russian military coat and wearing my new furry snow boots, I was far too hot for London and had to travel sweating and regretting until I arrived then I would be very happy with my choices

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THE TRIP IDEA

OR BIG TREES FROM LITTLE SEEDS…..

It was the day before my birthday and I was blue. I was dreaming of far off lands where it wouldn’t be raining and foul. I was dreaming of exotic palaces and balmy breezes. I was dreaming of fragrant food and escaping….

MY FIRST POST!

OVER 60, FEMALE AND TRAVELLING ALONE!

Been in a conundrum for weeks about how to start blogging. I had almost too much material and was dizzy with the sheer magnitude of the project! Then today I’ve been saved, I went into the British Museums Manga exhibit and was transfixed, for this was the whole concept of Old Bird Travels Solo. I now knew how to start and to help out my fellow Old Birds. So hello!