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... to head back to the hotel.
We did make a short stop at Red Square to see it all lit up. Most impressive was St. Basil’s Monument against the backdrop of a full moon. The GUM mall had white lights outlining the front of the building facing Red Square. Several of us commented that it looking like Main Street in Disneyland all that was missing was the ‘electric light ...
... surely not? The list is endless, rooms full of all kinds of things that one requires when one is a Tsar.
The Faberge eggs were of course a highlight for the pair of us. Our tastes differ, but there are so many to choose from, everyone has a favourite. We had to get our elbows out to make sure we got a good look at the cabinet as the manners of the others were um, lacking shall we say. My fav is the egg covered with oval enamel portraits, one for each of the Russian Tsars. A ...
... into the river for a while and then back through the canal. The part of the trip along the river was good with views of the illuminated main monuments of the city and a close-up view of the ghastly monument to Peter the Great. However, the two stints along the canal were rather tedious and we were glad to get back on the coach and head back to the ship, which we reached after ...
A highlight was the collection of original Faberge Eggs which were made only for the Tsars and their wives. The museum has 10 of the 54 that he made. Apparently they are aware of the location of 50 of these eggs - 4 are missing. What was really interesting for us was that one was a model of the Trans-Siberian Railway train, completely in gold. If you look at each carriage with a magnifying glass, apparently you can see that one is ...
... as are those of Bely & Skryabin. We visited the Church of the Saviour of the Sands an 18c church with a white bell tower but beautiful murals and iconostasis inside. The US Embassy is also here in a secluded side street and at the end of the road is another of Stalin's 7 Gothic style skyscrapers which is now the home of the Foreign Ministry ( must be a lot of people working in there it's huge! ) Some souvenir shopping finished off our visit and we walked the ...