Iris Congress Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... gate, he just pointed and said that way, at that point it became obvious his English was very limited, so much for the English speaking driver I paid for. So I had to struggle up two flights of stairs and then down again. On yes he did not get a tip. Well the tip I would have given him he would not have understood.
The train is great as you can see. I was very lucky as I had no one sitting next to me. Lots of Forrest's and Dasha's, some of them quite ...
... We went in and Zoya was a great guide again with the history. We saw 2 items that were massive yet never used. First the Tsar Cannon, the largest cannon ever forged. It was built for the Kremlin's defence but never used. Second was the Tsar bell that was meant to be the largest bell ever created but it was never rung due to being cracked and having a chunk bresk off. Then we went inside two of the chapels. The Cathedral of the Assumption and ...
... probably not have gone at all.
One of the most impressive things about Moscow are the Metros. The services are frequent and the stations are spotless (as all of Moscow is), no graffiti at all, the stations and platforms are well signposted (though mostly in Russian) and they are stunning architecturally. Each metro station is a work of art and not surprisingly there are tours of the metro stations.
... of his life marching us to another station (Yes, we were in the wrong station - great work again, Adam!) and pretty much rebooking our tickets for us, before physically showing us (he spoke no English) exactly where we needed to go to catch the train. As he left us, we couldn't help but notice his request of a cigarette off the nearest bloke he saw to recover from the whole ordeal. It wasn't until later that I was told that the sentence Helen had shown him didn't ...
... China, silver, armoury guns & swords all from the 16 Century. Absolutely amazing & in good conditions Silver servers huge embossed plates chalices tankards. I have never in my life & all my travels seen such a large & magnificent collection of beautiful & old treasures. Apparently Britain & other countries melted some of their treasures down for financial reasons but Russia kept theirs. 2 churches 100% of the walls & ceilings ...