Travel Blogs from Moscow
... place was a brothel, or the legitimate front for a brothel. I ordered Uzbek samosas and the traditional russian stuffed cabbage rolls. Cath had the same. Next to us was a group of businessmen well into vodka shots and platters of food and smoking cigarettes. Nothing untoward or inappropriate happened but it had the feel of something going on, and as Cath walked out the door when we finished our meal and had paid the hostess gave me a goodbye smile which ...
Moscow - On first glance it could easily be mistaken for an ugly duckling but with time we found it blossom into a vibrant, beautiful city which captivated us. If only the same could be said for our accommodation which wasn't big enough to swing a dead mouse in let alone a cat. It was in a good location and we had a private room, oh and the staff were nice - they were the pros. The negatives were a few resident cockroaches, walls were as ...
... I do feel strongly about this.
In the javelin were we were again surrounded by the fraternity, Jan Zelezny's prodigy Vitezlav Vesely squeaked out a 10cm victory over Tero Pitkamaki of Finland where apparently javelin throwers are treated like rock stars. Julius Yego of Kenya looked set to get Kenya's first field metal but unfortunately the Russian ...
... than me.
I spent most of the day hugging the loo, or trying to sleep and recover.
Luke went on a tour of the Moscow underground stations and took some lovely photos.
Our Soviet bunker tour was cancelled, which for the state I was in was ok, but it is a shame we didn’t get to see it.
After trying to eat something, and not really succeeding as the salad I had was essentially cucumber, tomato, capsicum and oil… oh and dill, always ...
... why some of the stations are so deep underground. The lines run on two levels, where they cross you have to go down another very long escalator. This morning I timed the one I got on first. The escalators move faster than usual as you have to get on just a little quicker. To get down took 3 minutes 10 seconds to be precise.
Tomorrow my last day in Moscow, at night I will be taking the night train to St Petersburg (formerly ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services