Travel Blogs from Moscow
... train was very nice and helpful and we found our way to the right train and coach without knowing any Russian. There was a lot of thumbs up, smiling/nodding, and pointing involved though.
We arrived just before 08.00 and my breakfast was quite big. I was given 2 mini pancake/crepes with a small piece of smoked salmon + buns with dried fruit and cheese + an orange + tea. We were met at ...
... It was certainly more ornate that what we’re used to. I may even go as far as to say it was well worthy of the second most ornate metro station in the DK Eyewitness Book of Moscow’s 10 Most Ornate Metro Stations, but I could see I wasn’t convincing Roisin. She may have been taking a few photos to record the experience but she still had one eye on the impending escalator. Luckily for the World (and me) it wasn’t a long or steep one so with a huge ...
... window watching (a lot of autumnal
trees and dried out land and abandoned buildings with hardly any
animals or greenery or water), music listening, book reading,
language learning, picture taking, sleeping, quick leg stretching at
platforms, card playing, watching 'Breaking Bad' series (loving it!)
talking with Chris and Thomas and japanese lady, and attempts at
conversing with a few friendlier russians and the three days and
three nights were quickly up!
... with his palm facing downward. He is reaching out to the city he founded metaphorically guiding it from the 18th Century to the modern day. This statue is a symbol of the city of Saint Petersburg, much in the same way that the Statue of Liberty is a symbol of the city of New York. The statue was commissioned by Catherine the Great, who continues to astound me with her political savvy. After unseating her husband and taking the throne, she worked to ensure that the people saw her ...
... but in the pole vault the Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie & outright favourite was beaten into second by the German Raphael Holzdeppe. When a favourite is beaten for some reason I like observing their reaction, but I have to say Renaud's behaviour was impeccable. The men's 110m hurdles was up for grabs with the world record holder Aries Merritt not having a good season. He was heading for the bronze coming off the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility