Golden Ring Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
TripAdvisor Reviews Golden Ring Hotel Moscow
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... friendly and I thoroughly enjoyed being the novelty of the village. I met many warm, friendly, interesting people, all with a life story and sadly the majority always told the tale of some hardship. The most interesting was a 79 year old babushka (grandma), who had lost all 4 of hers sons (1 daughter remaining) in their 30's to suicide or alcohol, but she had an incredible toughness and friendliness as she walked around with what she called her 'horse' ...
... Izmailovsky Markets to buy some souvenirs - the market are full of babushka dolls, military/soviet memorabilia as well as some clothing and jewellery - but definitely worth a look. So then it was off to the airport via the Metro and airport express train. There was a level of anxiety when Amanda realised that the 1230pm express train did not exist and we had to wait for the 1pm train which put her arrival at the airport awfully close to 90mins ...
... side we were face with the huge ГУМ (GUM; Gosudarstvenny Universalny Magazin) Russia’s first, and for a good while, only, department store; and another barricade. Soon the barricade was moved however, and the people waiting around the edges flooded onto the square. After working out where the ticket office might be, we headed across the square, down past the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, into the gardens that run along one side of the Kremlin. ...
... stations and long escalators down deep into the ground. 3. Vodka. Flavoured or not, there was something special about drinking vodka in Russia. 4. Cyrillic. I think that the writing looks beautiful. Ah, except when lost in the Moscow metro. 5. Silver tea glass holders. Tea is usually drunk in a glass held by a silver case with a handle. I love these cases but refrained from buying them. Yes, I'm proud of myself too! ...
So here we are, outside of Europe (the first time for me!) ... and things have certainly started to change!!
We left Warsaw on the 15:25 train on our first overnight train of this journey- (this is where rail travel really begins)! We both felt incredibly excited to be leaving the comfort of Europe and soon settled into our two person cabin on the train, watching the world passing by while the train softly rocked us to sleep!
It was, therefore, a ...