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Sep 13, 2004 - Suzdal - "back in time"

One metro, two buses, 5 hours later... the travelling quartet arrive in Suzdal, 1st of the Golden Ring towns nearby to Moscow. The trusty Lonely Planet (LP) says of this little town of no more than 12k people, "... you will have to pinch yourself in Suzdal, to be reminded that you have not slipped back in time to medieval Russia..." Certainly the pace, decour, landscaping and impression put me back in medieval times, however we all somehow managed to escape with pinch bruises. Nice town, pretty churches, monastaries etc etc etc (and it's...

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