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Travel Blogs from Moscow

Our days in Moscow

A travel blog entry by travelnewz on Aug 31, 2015

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... 8-9 million people every day. The afternoon was spent shopping, with a nice lunch at a Turkish restaurant and then tonight the 31st was our closing dinner. We began our trip home on the 1st but unfortunately got stranded in Frankfurt over night as the air canada flight was cancelled on the 1st and as I write this we are flying home on the morning of the 2nd. Reflections on our Trip We were totally surprised by what we both saw and learned. The Baltic ...


A travel blog entry by sarah.sam2015 on Jun 23, 2015

1 comment, 8 photos

... was a beautiful day and we wished we had more time to just hang out and relax in the sun but we had to get back to the hotel.

That evening we went to the Moscow circus. I wasnt sure about going to the circus as they use animals but we decided we would check it out. There is a old and new Moscow circus and we were at the new one. The story was about a famous Italian tourist who is spending a day in Moscow. So the different scenes were all ...

Moscow - Week 49.5

A travel blog entry by dedmonds on Dec 17, 2014

15 photos

... an outdoor ice rink with a professional performance of a Russian fairytale being performed, free to the public.

On Wednesday morning we dropped by to see Lenin's mausoleum, with winter there were no queues, so we were in and out in about 10 minutes whereas I believe the wait can be hours in summer. Rumour has it that this is only ...

Day 28 Moscow

A travel blog entry by jblackley on Jul 28, 2014

3 comments, 3 photos

Another very day but also one of great excitement. We started the day with a bus tour to the Monastery of St Sergii, one of the largest monasteries in Russia and is the Russian Orthodox equivalent of the Vatican. We chose to do this because the other choice was a visit to the
Kremlin. It was a great choice because it was magnificent, but…… the traffic was appalling. It was 60 km out of ...

Priests, proletarians and the aroma of wet paint!!

A travel blog entry by jobloor on Jul 11, 2014

7 photos

... old day very welcome. Then our driver Yuri took us back towards Moscow to VDNKH, which is the All Russia Exhibition Centre. it was first opened in 1935 as an agricultural exhibition, hence the triumphal arch at the entrance with a lady farmer and a tractor driver on top of it! Then it became an exhibition of Russian achievements and was used from the mid 1950s for exhibitions and conferences. It had become less used and the ...