Courtyard Moscow Paveletskaya
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Flat Stanley and Barb traveled to Russia to attend a large construction equipment show, visit some local construction equipment customers, and visit the Red Square & Kremlin in Moscow. This is Flat Stanley's first visit to Russia and he was amazed at how many things look very similar to the United States.
Moscow is the capital of …
Travel in Russia feels hard. That is just my current feeling, of course, and that might be avoided by a more bullish approach than my 'bugger, got to get moving again' one. Said feeling is possibly added to by reading advice sites and getting the sense that if you try to go it alone you will find difficulties, but booking a ticket, changing an electronic counterfoil for a real ticket and working out which metro stop you need for an overland station are all things that need to be ...
... Make Way for Ducklings” installation that Nancy Schon copied from her Boston Common installation on the request of Raisa Gorbachov. After Raisa saw it in Boston, Barbara Bush commissioned a copy for her. It is nice to see this connection between the children of Moscow and Boston.
Other worrying signs of Russia’s turn back to the triumphalist nationalism of the past included Putin’s traveling to Kiev (in another country!) to celebrate the ...
... comes up and in a wide gentle bend and just touches the Kremlin before returning south. Just before completing the trip around we came across the geographic center of Moscow. Moscow is built in circles about the Kremlin and Red square, and a large brass plaque in in the square marks the geographic center. We stood on it like many others did and threw a coin and made a wish. Only I think I forgot to wish. Apparently if you do that, your dreams ...
Moscow is an incredibly expensive city, so to help keep costs low we got involved with a website called Couchsurfing. The idea is you stay with somebody free of charge and in return you offer them your place, should they ever visit your city.
We stayed with an American couple called Ryan and Imani. They had a very small sofa bed in their room which they very kindly offered to us. ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
We stayed here for business. It's a block from the train station, has a great steak & ale restaurant across the block, and a Starbucks around the corner (about 2.5 blocks away). You could walk to Red Square, but it's only 2 stops by metro. Great service. Good morning breakfast.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.