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Travel Blogs from Moscow

Mongolia - Land of the Eternal Blue Sky

A travel blog entry by siyaya


... are a feature of most villages – such opulence, compared to their little wooden houses!  We stop at the larger stations along the way for about 20 minutes at a time.   It is nice to get off and have fresh air, and Andy usually dashes off to see if there is anything worthwhile to buy to eat and to see if he can get wifi!!!   (He has been mostly unsuccessful - although he did find a delicious salami and fresh bread….!)   We ...

Moscow - day 4

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin


... 29 years ago, I wasn’t going to see Lenin or Soviet technology of the 1950s and 60s on this trip either. It looks like Roisin’s coin throwing antics a few days ago will hang true and we’ll have to return to visit these landmarks.

We walked past the snow-covered lawns of Illyinsky Square. Despite much snow having fallen over the past few weeks, the paths through this square along with the pavements throughout Moscow were completely clear of ...

Farewell mother Russia...

A travel blog entry by katept


... our sight seeing completed we head back to our hotel looking like two drowned rats and hoping we dry out before its time to head to the airport! We even manage to go the wrong way on the train so find ourselves back tracking to get our way home. Our airport journey a good 1.5 hours in a taxi, peak hour on a Saturday? Mother Russia....we have enjoyed nearly every moment here and hope to come back again some day. Moscow was certainly the highlight ...

Fantastic Finale

A travel blog entry by mrsmac


... filled with roller skaters, cyclists and skate boarders. In the distance we could see the Space Shuttle we had been told was there. This is now used to shelter the bike hire depot and looked a little worse for wear up close.

Then it was into the park itself. This is a beautiful, peaceful place where families were relaxing. There are large orange and green bean bags and lilos everywhere on the grass. The floral displays ...

WC 7 and Pushkin

A travel blog entry by johnnym


... splits (if I remember rightly) of 2:45, 48, 49 before they sped up towards the end. Britain were squeezed into fourth in the 4x400m, Russians won the long jump and hammer to huge noise, the latter with a championship record. Rutherford's form from last year would have got him a medal, but not gold. I moved away from the commentary area so I could make some noise, though went back for the medal ceremonies to avoid all the standing up. A brilliant ...


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