Travel Blogs from Moscow
... more gothic, fatter and less tall empire state building. There are eight Stalin spires around Moscow, and we were staying about 500 meters away from one; Lavrov's current office. Monday night we went out to celebrate the 23rd birthday of one of the girl’s on the program at the Hard Rock Café Moscow, quenching a long deprived taste of America we have been missing for the past 2 months. Moscow however, is the most expensive city in the ...
... when in Rome! As we stare longingly at cars passing by we get eye contact with an oriental looking guy who we agree a price of 200 rur and sure enough he takes us straight there and helps get our bags in & out o his car......result! You see this all over the place people just stood by the kerb and some random motorist stops they chat and if 'the price is right' of they go. Of course we arrive at the apt. too early Yuriy's email yesterday (we only got a few ...
... bit rainy but we had a decent feed waiting for the worst to pass then checked out the open air Art Park on the way back into town.
After the park we split ways, some of the girls going shopping, others off to museums while Dave, Simon and myself found a Beer Restaurant with a properly good selection of beers to choose from. Somehow after that we missed dinner and ended up meeting the boys from Adelaide we'd run into on the train and drinking more ...
... and Anneke decided they would go home instead. I was fuming, I think everyone was ****** also. When I found out I wanted to go home too. It was ******* ********. In this day and age I cannot understand how people can be racist. And not only that, I'm Asian myself, albeit I'm half and I'm certainly a lot fairer than I could be. I did feel that it was because I am a girl that they let me in and not him. I was in such a foul mood about it. I honestly think all kinds of discrimination ...
... his religious history. Steve thought this might be as he would have grown up in Soviet times and not allowed to talk of these things. So we headed to the Armoury museum first followed by 3 more cathedrals. Russians love their cathedrals. The armoury holds the usual, swords, jewels etc. It also has a collection of Faberge eggs from the royal collection, I didn’t know but these were only made for Royals and they represented Easter eggs. ...
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