Bonjour Yuzhnoye Butovo
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- Shuttle bus service
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Red Square came into its own in the 20th century, when it was most famous as the site for military parades demonstrating the might of the Soviet armed forces. Two parades will be remembered forever in history. The first was on 7th November 1941 when columns of young cadets marched through the square and straight onto the Nazi frontline, which was by then less than 50 km from Moscow. The second was the victory parade on 24th June ...
... really enjoyed learning all about it.
Red square was set up for a series of concerts and an exhibition, so missed out on the wow factor, but St Basil's Cathedral is as beautiful as it looks on the photos and even more interesting in the inside as it's a series of thin corridors and narrow cupolas with no main section. Treated to an a capella choir as we walked around.
A quick look in to check Lenin was looking good after 90 years of ...
... stick). Another babushka, aged 90, told of the time when the Germans reached the village in WW2. A German soldier asked her for some plates but she misunderstood and thought he wanted veal so she took him to her cow to show that the cow hadn't given birth yet. He punched her in the face. A priceless story. But people here seem very happy, whilst I think they recognise society's shortcomings, for them it's every day life and many here just cannot ...
... and the end. Without knowing this we had always gotten out at the middle but this time we were at the front so when we came out the signs said we were in the right place but we hadn’t been there before! Out came the trusty iphone maps and gradually we walked back along busy roads with no pavements to get to the road our hotel was on. Had dinner at a help yourself café (it was OK!) then back to prepare for leaving for the Trans- Siberian ...
... there. The Cathedral of the Virgin of Smolensk was much larger than it looked from the outside and was the first time we had been able to take photos inside. The whole complex was like a small town, and during the Soviet era people had actually moved in and lived there. The last stop was the Novodevichy cemetery which is basically " second best" after the Kremlin so only the Great and Good who are approved get to be buried ...