What would u rather go? Russia or spain?

May 27th, 2019, 08:14 PM
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What would u rather go? Russia or spain?

in russia ill attend a festival but in spain ill be going just for travelling and exploring .. what fo u guys prefer?
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May 27th, 2019, 11:13 PM
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Spain. It's a democracy
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May 27th, 2019, 11:16 PM
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It's a very random question with not much info such as time of year etc. But Russia would be my choice.
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May 28th, 2019, 04:05 AM
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Spain has nice beaches.

Russia has nice Vodka.

The Bahamas have nice beaches and nice rum.

I’d go to The Bahamas.

This is one could run and run.
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May 28th, 2019, 03:38 PM
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In the summer, Russia. The rest of the year, Spain.
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May 28th, 2019, 05:24 PM
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May 28th, 2019, 06:11 PM
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A festival? Dont know, but Ive never seen a bigger collection of dour looking people that in my brief stop in St Petersburg some 10 yrs ago. Spain for sure
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May 28th, 2019, 07:01 PM
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Can' think of any reason I'd visit Russia other than the Hermitage in the west and the steelhead fishing in the east.
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May 28th, 2019, 08:13 PM
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I visit Spain every year and love it
Visited St. P. and Moscow ( twice ) and loved it.

Getting visa for Russia was a p in the b. or I would go again.
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May 30th, 2019, 07:22 AM
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I have been to few places in Spain: Barcelona, Cadiz, Vigo, Canary Islands and Gibraltar. I have only visited St.Petersburg in Russia. St.Petersburg and Moscow are cities you want to visit in your lifetime, but if you are, you better go in summer time. I loved the history of St.Petersburg, the Russian culture and food, and all the places, museums and gardens we visited. What I loved about Spain was the warm weather, the vibrant areas, plenty of things to do in summer, walk around and explore, visit churches and popular sites...Another thing is that for St.Petersburg you will need a visa, which for us was easily done visiting with a cruise ship.
Whatever you decide, I hope you have a blast!
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May 30th, 2019, 10:57 AM
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Originally Posted by danyal View Post
in russia ill attend a festival but in spain ill be going just for travelling and exploring .. what fo u guys prefer?
Russia in the summer. Spain in the winter.
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Jun 2nd, 2019, 05:56 PM
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Spain, Spain and Spain😊
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Jun 3rd, 2019, 09:56 AM
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Spain. IN fact, I used to have a phase when I was fascinated with Russia, read tons of Russian novels, etc (Tolstoy, etc). And I like ballet and classical music so appreciate their contributions in those arts.

But I'm not that interested in visiting the place, to be honest, nor a fan of a lot of their current culture. Logistics-wise, too much trouble for me also when there are plenty of places closer I'd rather see. I find it bizarre that they make it so difficult to visit, also, as if the rest of the world is dying to illegally emigrate to Russia or something. IN general, not a fan of any place with that many visitor restrictions and trouble. Not a fan of their cuisine that much, either. They ought to be glad if tourists want to visit them.

If you had family reasons or a special festival to go to in Russia, that would make it more attractive to you, of course.
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Jun 3rd, 2019, 10:22 AM
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Been to both though USSR at that time.

But, I'd boycott Russia for interfering in our elections - small boycott but nevertheless.

curious as to what kind of conference that is in Russia? You cannot reply as a newbie until after several postings - one a day or such - not sure but keep trying - what time of year would be crucial for me. I was there in October and brrrr! But tolerable.

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Jun 3rd, 2019, 10:33 AM
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OP's not going to a conference. S/he says it's a festival.

My experience is much the same as Christina's. Was fascinated by Russia for years, read all the classic books, etc. And up until recently had a hankering to visit St-Petersburg. But I think I'll give it a pass. Too many other places to go that aren't such a hassle, that aren't interfering in US elections, and that have better food and better weather.

Besides, I'm very fond of Spain.
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Jun 3rd, 2019, 10:45 AM
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I'd boycott Russia for delivering nerve agents to the streets of Salisbury. Injuring 3 Brits, 1 Russian and killing 1 Brit. All injured will have reduced life expectations. The country is run by a thug and holidaying in Russia is frankly bloody.
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Jun 3rd, 2019, 03:29 PM
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And, Russians interfered in both Brexit and U.S. Presidential elections with fake news and Facebook posts, etc.- two things that may well have reversed the results, and are to me terrorist actions and should be treated as an attack on us and Europeans. Russia interferes in European elections - kills pesky journalists and is so blatantly corrupt. Boycott em!

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Jun 3rd, 2019, 03:38 PM
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Jun 16th, 2019, 11:38 PM
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I would choose Russia because it has a rich culture and history. There are many activities you can do there besides enjoying the beautiful places of Russia.

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Jun 17th, 2019, 03:21 PM
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I am glad I visited Russia but will return to Spain again and again. Spain is visiting vibrant, welcoming and I enjoy just being there.
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