No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Moscow
... garb. It was another good meal (though some of our meals took quite a long time to arrive).
Lev showed us back to the metro and we parted ways when we reached his stop. The four of us returned to the hotel at the end of a great two day tour of Moscow and an even better opportunity to meet Eugene and Tanya who have worked with us for many years without ever speaking or meeting in person. Tanya and Eugene had to get up early the next morning to try and ...
As you might have guessed the Kiwi has landed in Moscow. 3:50am start on Friday with the usual quick train trip to Geneva airport, thinking the airport will be quiet at this time, but no the usual long queues waiting to be scanned. A flight to Copenhagen where we had a 2.5hr stopover. I never know if this counts as going to another country. Here we picked up Wilson Kipketer the famous ...
... of privately owned upmarket stores and some wonderful cafes and food stores.
In the afternoon we were treated to a concert by the Folk Orchestra of Moscow ensemble playing traditional folk instruments. Young professional performers played balalaikas, dombra (mandolin) gooslei (sitar/harp) clarinet. flute, accordions and percussion. Absolutely fantastic performance of Russian folk music, Laras Theme (thought ...
... prisoners in gulags (prison death camps) that were up and running from the 1930’s onwards. We read about the rising to power of Lenin and Stallin, and all we could do was shake our heads at the horror that hundreds of thousands of Soviet citizens suffered under their extreme soviet regimes.
Being back in Moscow was great as we got to go back and visit museums that we didn’t manage to get to last time. Apart from ...
... some more cathedrals, a monastery and the biggest football stadium in Moscow, called Luzhniki Stadium where Spartak Moscow play their home games to 89.000 fans.
Moscow rating from 1-10:
Accomodaion 2 (terrible and expensive hostel)
Sightseeing 7 (a lot of cathedrals and nice buildings)
Locals 2 (grumpy, angry and don't know English)
Food 7 (we didn't taste the russian food, but were happy with what we ...