Souvenirs

Russian

gifts for friends, gifts for myself acquired during a #stellerjourney to Russia in August 2016 🇷🇺

Matryoshka dolls

• traditional handmade nesting dolls; the essential Russian souvenir

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dva

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tree

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chetiree

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Cheburashka

• adorable Russian children's literature/film character

White Birch

• Russian vodka made with birch juice

Sun & Moon dolls

• handmade by a St. Petersburg artist; satisfying gift shop impulse buy

Mittens

• made from sheep wool

Painting of the Hermitage Museum

• purchased on the bank of the Neva River in St. Petersburg

Russian art magazine Искусство

• issue about the Middle East

Birch bark box

• a traditional Russian hand craft

Tsar tea bags

• a charmingly delectable homage to Russian history and tradition

St. Petersburg mug

• a quick tour of the city's best-known attractions

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