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Travel Blogs from Moscow
... while also buying souvenirs. I stopped at the post office to investigate shipping costs back to the US. This was where I think I have had one of the funniest experiences while in Russia…after realizing that the shipping costs were cheap for my box of nesting dolls (your welcome mom), I then proceeded to grab another box, take off my coat leaving only a tee-shirt underneath, and stuff it into the box before presenting it to the lady with a ...
... guards at the tomb of the unknown soldier and watched them do their "funny" march.
In the morning we visited the space museum which had all their past space shuttles and sputniks featured. We got to personally talk to a Cosmonaut who walked in outer space in 1987 - that was a highlight getting to ask him questions.
Went to ...
2:30-2:45 PM Get lost while trying to actually find info session location #2 (the instructions to "turn right at the yellow building" doesn't help if you are faced with three yellow buildings on a single street corner)
2:55 PM arrive at venue minutes before scheduled start time of 3:00 PM
3:00-6:00 PM Info session #2 plus 2 hours of Q&A!
6:00 PM Painful walk back to hotel after standing in heels for the past three ...
... visitor. We didn't get to see Lenin's tomb though because it's in Red Square next to the Kremlin.
By the way, Red Square is called this because the word for red красн 72;я (krasnaya) can also mean beautiful.
We walked through the famous GUM dept store to get to St Basil's Cathedral with it's many onion domes. ...
... and ambitions and tears of so many, to feel it huge size see the immense Kremlin wall lining the one side of the square, straight and solid and uncompromising, set opposite the most intricate of buildings of a size and grandeur I have not seen before, and holding position on each end of the proudly secular expanse stand two christian cathedrals. It is hard to get your mind around it.
We walked clear around the Kremlin. The wide river lined ...