December 2003 and January 2004 visit to Moscow, Russia
by Marc and Diana
Marina and Diana
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Olga and Diana
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Marina and Diana
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Marina and friend with dress from Thailand
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Olga (3 weeks from delivery), Antoine, Valera
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Olga, Valera, Marc & Diana
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Marc and Antoine
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Antoine on Diana's Glass in Moscow
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Lena, Diana and Luda (Diana's cousin)
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Diana, Lena and World Champion Bedlington Terrier sporting warm clothing from Chiangmai, Thailand
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Lena, Barchook & Diana
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Diana and Snowperson?
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Snowdog and Marc
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Diana's snowman and Marc's Snowdog
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Larissa and Diana
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Diana and Marc in the Russian Snow
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Serge and Victor in the Gameroom playing Russian Billiards
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8 hours a day to clear snow and 100's of Ice Fisherman on the frozen Lake
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Diana and Staff in front of Russian Sauna (Banya)
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Marc in front of Serge and Larissa's new Village Home (Ducha)
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Mediterrian or Spanish Villa 1 hour outside Moscow
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Fun in the snow on the way to the frozen lake
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Serge gets a workout drilling ice holes: Careful! That tool is razor sharp.
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Marc on the ice fishing. 1 fish a day quota set for the entire visit
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Victors a pro, check out the palm size perch at his feet.
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Victor ice-hole fishing, just one moment of his 6 to 8 hour day on the ice
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Happy Holidays from Russia, with Love
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Next years X-mas card?
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With 33km of lake to travel, walking 3 hours a day still didn't cover all the ground...
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One of the 3 times we saw the sun in our 4 week visit
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Hitting temperatures of -18 to -22, still bundled up and warm.
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The ICE BEARD says it all!
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Diana outside at play
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Not possible to capture the panaramic beauty, but here's a try
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Taught Diana a new trick...
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...how to make a Snow Angel
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Diana with Russia's famous Birch (berrosa)
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Marc takes a break.
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Fresh air and cool weather
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Loving the outdoors
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Got this one snapped twice
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Our snowmobile guides. Victor's son Andre and Larissa's daughter Alisa
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Angels on the ice
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Inspecting their handing work.
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Hoorah! An angel is born
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Check out village in the background
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Boys and Toys
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X-mas Dinner of BBQ Turkey a-la-Serge
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The 8 hours Russian card game of Preference
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-18 now, but on it's way down to -22 (-8F)
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Alisa teaching Marc to make sweets
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Diana connects with old friend (and new daughter) for the first time in 7 years
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Marc, Diana and Aunt (Brauniya)
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Marc, Diana's father (Miron) and Diana
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Marc, Diana's Mom (Yeva) and Diana
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Diana's Mom and Dad
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Diana's aunt, dad, mom
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Diana and Svetlana get ready for a day in the city
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Diana in the park 1km from her home
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Diana's nephew (Loca) and wife (Julia) return from Thailand and throw a dinner party
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Julie and Loca
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Luda (Diana's cousin) and Diana
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Julie and Loca
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Snapshot from Diana's livingroom window
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Photo from Diana's kitchen
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Diana and Marc host our first Dinner party from family on Diana's B-day
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Julie gets ready for glass
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Julie studies aeronautically engineering AND walks on broken glass
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Happy Days in Diana's work room in Moscow
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The Family's all here
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Luda and Diana
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Diana's brother (Vladimir) and wife (Nadia)
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Katya (Svetlana's daughter), Sveta and Diana
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The Mover's and Shakers in Moscow: Women of power
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Diana with friends
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Diana and Nikita
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Nikita 9th B-day
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Nikita, Diana and Marc
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Diana and Marc with Diana's grandson Nikita
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Nikita and Diana
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Nikita on Piano
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