Holiday Inn Moscow Suschevsky
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... felt much more Soviet than anywhere I've been in Russia, with several war memorials displaying the soviet red star and old soviet style shops, cafés and even the house numbers on the houses. The village is called Leo Tolstoy. For those of you into literature you will be fully aware that Tolstoy is Russia's favourite son who wrote War and Peace. The village is named after him as it's the spot where he died whilst travelling on a train. There's a ...
... eggs and dishes and jewelry of gold, silver and other precious metals and stones. One highlight is the crown of monomakh, which according to legend was given by the Emperor Constantine IX to his grandson, Prince Vladimir of Kiev. It was used in coronations until the 1700's when Peter the Great introduced more Western-style crowns. It looks more like a cross between a crown and a Mongol helmet, lined with fur. We saw so many amazing pieces at the ...
... areas of Russia cover an area 4 times the size of the Amazon Basin!).
As we stepped off the train on our arrival in Moscow, our first brainteaser was to decipher the Metro system- similar to the London Underground but far more complex, not least because the words were in Cyrillic! After what must have been 30 minutes of looking at maps, attempting to memorise symbols and watching trains go past in our continual indecision, we eventually decided to chance ...
... able to move to a seat where I have lots of room. The pilots are able to make up our lost time in the air and announce we will be landing in 20 minutes which would have put us exactly on time. 45 minutes we are still in the air without the wheels coming down and the “where are you” on the watch where you are already had us a zero feet and no time left in the flight. But we ...
... Apparently it is considered weak to mix Vodka with anything, the custom is to just drink it straight. I decided to be weak and mix my drink at the table. Saint Petersburg has many museums but the one I wanted to visit the most was the Ethnography Museum. Not because of the displays of different peoples clothes and ways of life around the world, more for Peter the greats collection of ‘monstrosities’. In the 17th century ...