Holiday Inn Moscow Sokolniki
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... 160; Was more interested in the variety of veld flowers. We stayed in yet another ger at a popular tourist place just outside the park, and after another picnic with fried rice and cucumber in the hills, we headed back to UB. All along the road were little mounds of rocks and stones, with multi-coloured scarves draped on them and flapping in the wind (the blue ones to honour the supreme god of the eternal blue sky). These ...
... Stalin, Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, many of the Russian and Soviet Premiers such as Leonid Brezhnev, Yuri Andropov. There are even foreigners such as the communist activist and political journalist John Reed best remember for his first hand account of the Bolshevik revolution – ‘Ten days that Shook the World’
I read that there is no filming or bags allowed in the mausoleum. Bags and cameras should be left at the Kutayfa ...
... Pre-booking, I ask you) upstairs, the section a bit crowded for my liking. There are a succession of masterpieces, and not too much 'ah, another madonna and child' religious nuttiness. Having forgotten my guidebook, though, I was a little confused at first-statue of David? Bust of Pericles? Not much in English amongst all that, but one crucial word is; plastercast. Apparently they were intended as models for students. Certainly ...
... blasting 100m aloft on a stylised plume of energy clad in shining titanium. Unveiled in 1964, three years after the first man in space, this unabashed expression of pride from this unique feat rises from a base featuring engineers & scientists striving to put a cosmonaut into his rocket, & Lenin leading the masses into space as a woman offers her baby to the sun.
Flight 30 min late leaving meant that the 70 minutes we had to change planes in Frankfurt was a mad dash through security and along long corridors to catch a bus that carried us out to the plane.
The AC plane was packed but comfortable.boarding did not have
The Luff run had a wonderful hot dinner and drinks, lasted most of the almost 3 hr trip. The absence of the glaring ...
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