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... future for Russia in the form of ceiling mosaics and accompanied with many bronze reliefs you certainly gained the feeling of military patriotism. Even the seating benches were quite ornate. After leaving the Metro we had a short walk through the local streets to the Gallery. Thankfully being Sunday the traffic was light,, with Alexei constantly aware of our safety. We passed a small car totally encased in a knitted and crocheted cover complete with crocheted ...
... around Red Square, checking out the huge GUM department store -- really more of an up-market shopping mall with colourful floral displays -- we had to admit that it wasn't all doom and gloom in Moscow.
'Red', we found out, means 'beautiful' in Russian, so the name Red Square took on more more pleasant and less scary connotations.
We saw brides in full regalia traipsing down the middle of the street and into GUM to do a spot of shopping.
... very busy, grey and soviet looking Tverskaya Street, so which way now?...I'd done a fair bit of map studying so I could get my bearing and not wander around like a scared rabbit on arrival so I headed off in the direction of what I believed to be my hotel. Well after walking up and down for about an hour and a half, quick visit to a coffee shop to use their internet ( modern technology and phones do have some uses!) I can't read cryllic or speak Russian and ...
... any photo I've ever seen.
Unfortunately, Red Square was being prepared for a major outdoor show, so temporary barriers blocked us from going to certain areas.
But we were able to walk around and see the exterior of Lenin’s tomb (it was already closed for the day) as well as the area used as a reviewing stand for dignitaries when they watch the military parades passing through Red Square on important occasions.
... the day at night in 2008. The Saviour Gate to the Kremlin has its icon over it again and has been recently opened again after many years. But it was blocked because of the seating stands etc for the tattoo. Found a Russian style Pectopah (in Cyrillic but in English Restoran) for an evening meal. This was the first balanced since arriving in Russia and consisted of chicken on skewers, wedges, and a salad. Exhausted crashed for the night as I had a special treat lined up for the next ...