Golding Ring 2007 – part 2

Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 September

We had struggled our whole trip in Russia with disappointing grey, gloomy and damp weather. Yesterday the sun had shone, but not today. A boat trip on Lake Nero didn’t eventuate and a vicious dog frightened us from its shores.

Undaunted, we continued on to find sunshine and golden domes in Sergiev Posad.

For our last day on tour the sun shone. We painted a Russian Doll and visited the amazing Trinity Monastery of St Sergius where a feast day brought huge crowds. After a lunch of more beef stroganoff, we shopped in the local tourist market before heading back to Moscow.