Barvikha Hotel & Spa
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... but of course couldn’t understand what they were saying…no English subtitles.
Even without a heightened security, a Kremlin visit is restricted to the Czar Bell, the Czar Cannon and the four churches: the Assumption Cathedral, the ...
The Russian language uses the Cyrillic script meaning to most Roman alphabet users, the letters appear 'backwards' and totally illegible. A bit like my handwriting. The Cyrillic script, used by 12 different countries, is devised from Greek and an ancient script called Glagolithic by the Bulgarian Empire in the 9th century. (Don't embarrass yourself like I did after my 1st visit to Russia and tell everyone they use the 'Acrylic' alphabet!). The actual spoken Russian language is a ...
... anyone who opposed them. Many other famous Russians are buried in this cemetery and Cath was interested in Anton Chekhov and Dimitri Shostakovich, both of whom we found as well as Nikita Khruschev and Boris Yeltsin. Cath got a location map of the famous dead at the kiosk at the entrance and the lady who ran the kiosk was a hoot chattering away at us in a hodgepodge of Russian, German and English. She was very passionate about the cemetery and where to ...
... miles and I think managed to see all the major sites although some things were blocked off on the first day due to voters going to the polls to elect Moscow's new Mayor. The Kremlin was for some reason not as I imagined it. Less intimidating I think but still very impressive. St Basil's Cathedral was certainly grand but not as awe inspiring as The Church on Spilled Blood in St Petersburg. Red Square was overtaken by a grandstand for ...
... half an hour before we left, giving us plenty of time to get settled in our seats. Because I wasn't sure what the quality of the train and amenities would be, I booked first class tickets for us, and I'm glad I did. Our seats were spacious, and it was only two to a row. They brought us multiple beverages, a three course meal followed by coffee, and the cabin was clean and sleek with good sized, clean bathrooms. The train, Sapsan, is named after the Russian word for ...