Holiday Inn Moscow Vinogradovo
Travel Blogs from Moscow
... in Moscow (MockBa – the Cyrillic alphabet is a bit of a puzzle!!!) in a couple of hours. Really look forward to that….. It has been a great trip despite my initial concern about it being such a long journey. The train is a brand new Mongolian train and we have been comfortable in a 2-berth first class compartment. When we left UB our carriage had about 10 other passengers but most got off at Irkutsk – to explore Lake Baikal - and the last couple ...
‘Govorite li anglisk?i’, I asked in my best Bulgarian, being the only Bulgarian I learned from a trip to CSKA Sofia in the 1981 European Cup quarter final!!
‘Closed’, said the guard. ‘Come back tomorrow’
Only 5 minutes from Red Square is the Bolshoi Palace Theatre. This was the next stop on our ‘mop up’ list. The theatre is home to the world famous Bolshoi Ballet Company and ...
... area you can see at the back of the building, under the main stairs, holds another exhibition area; it's just cafe, toilets and exit. You can come back in with your ticket if you wander down there exploring, mind. The building itself is grand, enormous high ceilings, decorated in a variety of ways, from large skylights to plaster sculpture and paintings. The whole thing is probably just a plaster cast of an original somewhere, though. A ...
After having dinner in the park we made our way to the subway, but on the way one of the most exciting encounters of my life, I hate to see it I felt like a teenybopper. There was the GOAT which stands for ‘Greatest of all time’ Ezekiel Kemboi the Kenyan steeplechaser who at that time had won two Olympic gold ...
... and walking around the Kremlin felt like a palace. When we wanted to walk to the Red Square we got lost and ended up at the Metropole hotel, which was great for a coffee of course. Then we passed a museum that had an exhibition on the 400 years of relationships between Russia and The Netherlands, we saw a splendid exposition of antique maps, artifacts, expedition equipment to the siberian sea etc. This was welcome contribution for ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
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