Hm Hostel Moscow
Travel Blogs from Moscow
Took the overnight train from Kazan to Moscow. Given the hour it left there wasnt much time to do anything other than watch a video and sort photos prior to going to pulling out the bed. Was in the aisle again but this time had the bottom bunk.
Day 1 - Arbat St, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Basil Cathedral, Red Square and Around
... of course VODKA. Now, onto our 101 hour train journey.
Things we've learned -
Russian people do actually look 'hard'
The rollerblade is still a very popular form of transport in Moscow.
The Lada is still a very popular form of transport in Moscow.
Claire's shoulders still get sunburnt, even in Moscow.
Dave's Transport stats so far:
Planes used - 1
Buses used - 1
Trains used - 1
Metros used - 1
... journey was over before it even began because we surely we not getting off that plane! Don't worry! We were able to walk right into the airport. Our next flight leaves in 5 hours. For now we are taking in the very nice but eerie surroundings of the Moscow Airport. So many Duty Free shops, so many employees, so few normal ...
... us from the very hot samovar near the entrance to the carriage ( this is heated by the coal fire he put under it). He will do this for you at any time......I don't think there is any other room service. Communal toilets at the end of corridor are straight from a concentration camp, depress the motor bike pedal and get a great view of the track as things disappear!! Lauren would love the cleanliness of this train!!! Ian is still feeling iffy so we decide to go to bed, ...
... skateboards, playing table tennis or just generally enjoying the park. We wandered through the park, admiring the ponds and all the restaurants and cafes that looked like great places to catch up with friends. There was also a Russian space shuttle which was a bit random but good to see up close.
We continued our cultured day with a trip to the ballet to see ‘The Nutcracker’ that night. It was in a small but lovely theatre next to the ...