Sweet Moscow Hostal

Address: 51 ulisa Arbat , Moscow, Central Russia, 10051, Russian Federation | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Moscow

A Walk with Svetlana - Absorbing Moscow City

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on May 11, 2015

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... citizens such as soldiers, farmers, athletes, industrial workers and children.

The most famous of the brasses is that of Alexey Stakhanov, a jack hammer operator who worked in a coal mine during the mid 1930's. On 19th September 1935, Stakhanov was reported to have set a new mining record by mining 227 tons of coal in a single shift. His example was held as a model for others to follow and he was later awarded two Orders of Lenin, the Order of ...


A travel blog entry by pinkkaz on Apr 06, 2015

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... Moscow. We were making our way to the Erloeserkathdral (Christ the Saviour Cathedral) rebuilt in the 1990s. Very impressive, but controversial project mainly because of the cost. The huge white building with gold domes had its own airport like security process, including x-ray machine and bag search. Inevitably queues for the Sunday service formed outside. When we were outside the bells were ringing, nothing unusual for a cathedral on a Sunday you might think, but looking up at the ...

Day One - Farewell Blighty, Hello Rushki

A travel blog entry by ourlongholiday on Sep 18, 2014

... she told us that she was a medical student studying at the Moscow State University where she has six more years of studying to go. She also spent twelve months studying at Canterbury University. Periodically she stopped to asked passers-by for directions, gradually steering us to the door of the Apple Hostel. We couldn’t have been more grateful to have immediately met someone so kind who was simply happy to have an opportunity to practice her English.

Day 24 Moscow

A travel blog entry by jblackley on Jul 24, 2014

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... were sent into space to test if living creatures could survive space conditions. These poor creatures spent 20 days in space in a tiny container, but returned safely.

Another highlight was the chance to listen to a retired cosmonaut talk about his experiences on the Mir space station where he spent a month doing scientific experiments. Even though he spoke through an interpreter, he was very interesting and entertaining. We had the chance to ask questions and he ...

Underground, overground and beyond

A travel blog entry by jobloor on Jul 12, 2014

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... and his party had delivered something substantial to the people in return for their sacrifices. Most importantly, proletarian labour produced it! The most famous is Ploshchad Revolyutsi (Revolutionary Square) which has bronze statues depicting the Russian people, pilots, farmers, children etc etc. Because of the way they are set into arches they are all kneeling or sitting, and there is a Moscow joke that all the Russian people were either sitting ( in prison) ...

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