Best Eastern Salyut Hotel
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... of green and even grey and light grey!
so we get out of the metro, get our bearings (though jayne finding a crispy cream shop with wifi!) and walk about 10 minutes to our hostel.
its warm in the hostel, and they speak a little english. we're tired and all we want to do is chill out.
they verify our visas once we get there, which is very straight forward, and we get the wifi codes and start to look at trains to irkutsk, and send all the messages home to say ...
... time of the Soviet Union, the top floor was home to Section 100, a secret clothing store only open to the highest echelons of the party. Nowadays the rows of exclusive boutiques and stores are accessible to anyone with a platinum card. We walked a couple of floors and it was like walking through a high-end shopping mall at home. All the major brands were represented, mostly in clothing. But ...
... pick away at whatever you fancy. (This is also why tapas is mine and Anya's favourite food). Russians love to talk at the table, the conversation will go on and on as the food slowly gets digested, it really is a very social affair and time gets lost. Then there's the vodka. The stereotype that everyone in Russia drinks vodka for breakfast, lunch, dinner and showers and bathes in it isn't quite true. (although I'm convinced some do). In bars the younger generation consume beer ...
... we could not go into the contemporary buildings but visited the orthodox cathedral which had a huge number of frescoes. We then went for lunch at a food court similar to those in the west before a group photo in front of St Basil's Cathedral. Following that two groups were formed - one for more shopping and the other to the Museum commemorating the Great Patriotic ...
... as the city was during the day it took on a whole new level at night. Stunning! From the floodlight walls of the Krelim to the glowing Bolshoi Theatre and golden fountain. Everything sparkled and looked as if it had come straight out of a pop-up book. It was definitely the best time to see the city. The street along which our hostel was located also came to life at night and was crammed with thousands of people shopping, eating, drinking ...