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Myshkin and River Cruising

 

I definitely needed that cruise. I feel so much better today! It was such a wonderful trip to me. The weather was good, there was a tiny bit of rain the first night but after that it was food. There even was sunny on our last purely cruising day. I think we will cruise a lot more next year, especially as there budget-friendly weekend options available. It was a three-day (starting late Friday) cruise with only one stop on a way: Myshkin. Myshkin is most likely named so not because of Mouse (which shocking for Russian speaking person having it mascot animal as mouse and even as part of coat of arms) but as letter changing from original Myskin (mys is cape in Russian). But there is also a legend of Russian ruler being saved by running mouse from poisonous snake. A lot of people believe that both stories are true. Anyway, right now Myshkin is all about mice, there are tons of jokes (for example stating both human population and approx mice population head to head), tiny monuments and themed souvenirs. After USSR finished Myshkin decided to be a touristic destination and I love it for it. I did enjoy touring in it, visiting countless museums and learning new.





My outfit is very warm and comfortable as I wanted to walk a lot not bothered by weather at all. Frankly on the river I mostly wore a hoodie or just a top if I wasn't going to stand outside for a hour or so. I chose bright accessories to my outfit more attractive and thus blogging friendly.
























I was wearing:
H&M Metallica top
Befree jeans
Uniqlo hoodie and jacket
Fila sneakers

 

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Lyosha

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Comments

  1. Sounds like a lovely little getaway! And I love your glasses!

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  2. I love the legend about the Russian ruler! This looks like an interesting place to explore for sure.

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  3. Gorgeous and quaint little spot. Thanks for sharing your beautiful trip

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  4. That sounds like such a great way to spend a weekend! I have never been on anything more than a short dinner cruise, but my husband and I have been talking about trying something longer. It looks like such a fun way to travel and see places. Thank you for sharing!

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    1. it really is! I love discovering new ways travel, especially when a trip itself becomes an adventure

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  5. Seems like you had fun. Glad you enjoyed you trip. I love your jacket!

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  6. What an interesting story about mice lol. It looks like a sleepy little village for rest and relaxation.

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  7. Myshkin looks like a very attractive destination to visit, and the pictures are beautiful. It was definitely a very nice weekend!

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  8. Wow this place is incredible! Also I couldn't help admiring your eyeglasses' frame! Looks gorgeous!

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  9. The weather is pretty nice. I like that vibe where it seems its going to rain but it'll not. dim vibe hehe

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  10. Great photos of you two. Glad you had fun.

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  11. I feel like you're drawn to water just like I am, I love seeing all your pictures with water. Thanks for sharing your adventures my friend!

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  12. I hear ya on the mini getaway. I need one so bad. I am tired of looking at the inside of my house. You guys look like you had a lot of fun.

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  13. What a beautiful boat trip, so many charming places! Good for you! I am glad that you had a nice time!
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  14. I haven't been on a cruise before but it seems like fun. You obviously did have fun. Awesome.

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  15. Aw we have just had a uk based staycation, it is so nice to have a great getaway like this isn't it x

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  16. I'd take a cruise nowadays if I could. Having gone on one before, I know that it's definitely worth the money spent.

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  17. Looks like you had such a great time! And you are so lucky to have a very supportive husband. Photos are awesome!

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  18. Looks like a chilly day! Glad you both had a great time. Living vicariously through your cruise pics!

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  19. Wow that look like a great cruise. The photos are just excellent. Good you enjoyed your trip. Keep travelling but safe.

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  20. It looks like you had so much fun and made lots of memories! I'm so glad the cruise went well and really re-energized your spirit. That is so important! All of your pictures are gorgeous. Thank you so much for sharing them <3
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  21. Looks like you had a great time! I feel like I go on these little adventures with you when you post about them. :) Great pictures too!

    Stephanie S

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  22. Stunning pictures and story that goes along the way. Really would like to do it.

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  23. I've never been on a cruise but this is something that I would like to experience too! Love the photos that you took and glad that the weather has been great when you guys were there. Thanks for sharing your experience with us!

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  24. What a nice little trip. It’s great that you were able to get away for a mini holiday. Love the photos!

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  25. That looks like a great getaway! I love love love your glasses frames by the way! So glad you feel rested x

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  26. Looks like a really lovely trip! Love a good river cruise :)

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  27. I haven't been on a trip in a long time, due to Covid. Quite jealous.

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  28. Sounds like a wonderful cruise. I find river cruises much nicer than those that ruin the oceans....I enjoyed reading about Myshkin - it sounds very East European - like something from Gogol.

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  29. Oh, I see and read you really a wonderful cruise - and even better you felt so well after it! Thanks for the wonderful pictures and sharing your happiness <3
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  30. What a wonderful way to unwind. I have never been to this place but it would be interesting to tour around. Loved your unique hoodie and jacket.

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  31. What a lovely trip and so many beautiful pics!
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  32. A lovely river cruise story shared with beautiful captures, thanks for sharing this. cheers, siennylovesdrawing

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  33. It sounds like you have such a lovely trip away. I really need a little getaway too.

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  34. Myshkin sounds like an interesting place to visit. I love all those little mice everywhere! The river cruise does look a littly chilly, but definitely enjoyable!

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  35. This looks like a lot of fun and it looks like you are having a great time! I think I speak for a lot of us when I say I could use a trip

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  36. This sounds and looks like fun! I always love going on river cruises.

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  37. A boat ride sounds fun to me. That coat sure does look warm

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  38. What an exciting trip! Looks like you had lots of fun enjoying the cruise! Wonderful photos! :)

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  39. oh wow!!! How i miss going on a similar adventures! I can't wait to go to Russian, can't wait.

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  40. Girl, i want to be where you are right now. This place looks beautiful. I love the buildings.

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  41. Awesome photos of your trip. Looks like a beautiful place. Sounds like you had a wonderful time!

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  42. I love river cruising. The slow pace of life around a river is so relaxing. Just lay back and read a book while you cruise gently.

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  43. What an amazing weekend for you! I'm so glad you were able to enjoy a nice little adventure and try out a new way to travel. I've never been on a cruise, big or small. But after reading this, I really want to go!

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  44. It looks like you had lots of fun! Sometimes getaways like these are very much needed. 🙂

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  45. It looks like a lovely trip. I love cruises whether a lake, river or the sea. I actually get sea sick, but as long as I can sit out on deck I am fine!! So cruises are great for that. And so refreshing.

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  46. Wow so happy for you and a little jealous too. Just joking. I love water and these short cruises.Lovely pics which made me feel I was cruising with you.

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  47. Cheers to the Metallica top! And most of all, congrats on getting away in the midst of all this chaos with the pandemic. I'm jealous as we just cancelled our cruise for January due to so many restrictions I don't want to deal with for 11 days. You look COLD thought and I hate being cold, but you're smiling and having fun, so it must not have been a huge deal, good for you!

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  48. This made me want to learn more about Myshkin and its mice! PS Those glasses are the bomb!

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  49. This looks like a great trip with so many memories made! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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  50. Haven’t been on a river cruise but that looks fun. I missed traveling because of your post.

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  51. Looks like a fun place to explore! I've never been on a river cruise!

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  52. Oh wow! This looks so much fun. I hope everything gets better so we can cruise for longer destinations too.

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  53. How fun you were able to travel and take a cruise! Your outfits looked so comfortable and cosy! :)

    Hope you had a wonderful weekend :) Thanks so much for joining the #WeekdayWearLinkup!

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  54. Oh this looks so fun! I miss doing little outings like this. I absolutely love being out on the water. Your outfits are so cute and they look super comfortable!

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  55. Oh this looks so fun! I miss doing little outings like this. I absolutely love being out on the water. Your outfits are so cute and they look super comfortable!

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