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... and is also the home of the Kremlin Ballet company. Many of the buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries have been or are being restored. There are very few ongoing government functions that occur on the grounds unless they are special occasions. The day was complete with a visit to the Armoury museum which has a wide range of gold artifacts as well as armour, historical dresses and carriages all from the time of Peter the Great and Catherine. Tonight is a ...
... out his iPad / Smart Phone and plug the address in to his GPS program. Whoola! You're at your hotel. Even if the taxi driver seems to speak English, or you seem to speak the local language, I'd recommend this - it hasn't failed yet. Every other course of action has had a fail of some degree!
Anyway, after 5 days on a train, no shower (and some KFC at the station) we got to our hotel without incident. We do get strange looks when we rock up to the Marriot in back packer outfits ...
... to visit some Russian companies. As for those companies I would like to get a better understanding of how their business strategies are different from ours. Furthermore, I do have some company-specific questions I might ask some enterprises: - How did you manage to gain market share on 5 different continents? (RUSAL) - How do you manage the operation in the 19 countries you are present? (RUSAL) - Why do people in Russia use Yandex instead of ...
... parents out too on the public Wi-Fi.
It's really hard to follow signs when you can't read Cyrillic.
Luckily I can so don't have much of a problem.
It's only when people talk back to me that my brain goes completely blank.
The Russians must think 'what a fool', but at least I'm giving it a go.
Anyway, there was also a Russian lady who we tried to converse with.
She only stayed ...
The day started far too early. We had set the alarm for 4:15am so we could present ourselves in the Marina Lounge at 5:30.
Our butler, Rony, impeccably dressed as usual, appeared punctually at 5:02, bearing the breakfast we had ordered last night. We wolfed it down, since we'd been warned that we wouldn't be getting much to eat until dinner, except for a boxed meal on the train.
About 60 hardy souls disembarked the ...