Rushin’ around Rus­sia

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SCANDANAVIAN spe­cial­ists Ben­tours re­cently es­corted a group of six Aussie agents plus reps from Fin­nair and Hel­loworld on a nine-day famil to Rus­sia, where they sam­pled the de­lights of Moscow and St Peters­burg.

High­lights of the trip in­cluded mar­vel­ling at the Stal­in­in­flu­enced ar­chi­tec­ture in Moscow, a visit to a 15th Cen­tury fortress, the homes of Rus­sian Tsars and Pres­i­dents, as well as the chance to view the col­lec­tions on dis­play at the Her­mitage in St Peters­burg, one of the largest art gal­leries in the world.

The tour wrapped up in St Peters­burg with a tra­di­tional Rus­sian mu­sic and dance folk show at the Niko­laevsky Palace.

Pic­tured above are the six lucky agents with Fin­nair and Hel­loworld rep­re­sen­ta­tives en­joy­ing the sights and sounds of Rus­sia.

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