Sweet Moscow Hostal

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Travel Blogs from Moscow

Making Merry in Moscow

A travel blog entry by cduval on Jul 05, 2015

1 comment, 23 photos

The night before we arrived in Moscow, we enjoyed a delicious Russian- inspired farewell dinner while sailing down the Volga to the Moscow Canal.

By the way, for all our dear American friends, it's pronounced MosCOH not MosCOW - which now sounds very strange to my ear.

It took me a long time to hound Rick out of this pronunciation error!

This set the tone extremely well for Moscow -- which we'd imagined as drab and grey with frowning ...

Moscow - Like Strangers in Moscow!

A travel blog entry by rakeshapeksha on Jun 15, 2015

102 photos

... stability of leadership - not of the right reasons! During this time most Russians became cynical as they tried to remember the time during their childhoods when Lenin ruled Russia. After the fall of the Iron Curtain, the Russian people hoped that they would be better off. Unfortunately corruption got in the way and money created a great divide between the poor and rich.

The perception we had before arriving into Russia was, that it ...

Welcome to Russia......

A travel blog entry by mattstanbridge on Feb 20, 2015

1 comment, 20 photos

Well it was another interesting train ride from Warsaw to Moscow across Belarus, found on arrival I'm on top bunk sharing with 3 others in the same compartment....hmm compact indeed, they don't speak English and I can only order a beer and coffee and say thank you in Russian ( just) 4 hours in and on reaching the Belarus border at Brest the train bogies where changed ( train shunted in to a side shed and undercarriage changed as track gauge is different) this ...

Another item checked off from my bucket list

A travel blog entry by newsbob on Aug 24, 2014

1 comment, 25 photos

... dresses worn by czarinas, ornate horse harnesses, royal dishes and silverware, suits of armor, coronation thrones, beautiful old clocks, coaches, and much, much more.

We also couldn't take photos during our visit to the Cathedral of the Dormition, which dates back to the 14th century. It was filled with gold leaf on its massive round pillars and everywhere on the walls between icons of famous saints and holy ...

Moscow - Day 1

A travel blog entry by aussiebloke51 on Aug 20, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

Arriving on time at the Leningradsky Vokzal we caught the metro from Komsomoskaya to Arbatskaya station. If that name is familiar it is because it is where a derailment took place recently but as it is an interchange station for the red, dark blue, light blue and grey lines I haven't a clue whether I went on the same track or not. Emerging from the metro we walk about 10 minutes to our hotel. Very nice in a Russian kind of way. Arriving into Moscow at 06:15 certainly unlined ...

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