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... grammar is different between Russian and English language but you do expect addresses to be international. Not so, we spent another couple of hours tracking down what we thought was a street name, which seemed to match up with the location shown in the ‘Lonely Planet’ guide, but in fact it was a suburb.
To cut a long story short we obtained help from passers-by, a girl in a coffee shop who spoke English etc. before discovering that the address ...
... Kremlin Wall which is pretty impressive in it's own right. The Palaces were built in the late 15th, early 16th century - just mind boggling!
Digby checked off his bucket list to run through Red Square and around the Kremlin wall and all before sunrise. It's the little things that keep him happy. It's also obvious that Russians dress up when in public so for a couple of ...
... as though we have something to hide. Thank god I bought a hairbrush I would hate to be detained looking like this. We are suddenly in Moscow's Kievskaya station and not quite ready to get off so it's a mad rush....it's now 6.25am. As we walk off the platform we start to get some funny looks.....are we the oldest packers in town! Major construction going on to station and surrounding area so as we traverse the various pots holes and stripped Tarmac.......not easy ...
... Anyway, lovely lady got our purchase. It was also here that I got my Russian addition to my wrist. For those of you that don't know, I am collecting a bracelet or bangle from every country we visit - not sure I'll be able to lift it at the end but its a challenge never the less!
That was pretty much it for today, we headed to ...
... It felt very Russian. After dinner I moved from my friends studio to another friends apartment in the city center. She is in Berlin, so I have the flat all to myself. Sweet. Oh and it stays light out until like 11pm.
Today I met a friend for lunch and she gave me some ideas for a walking tour. I made it to Red Square. Big, impressive, ...