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Moscow Walking Tour

A travel blog entry by ericjon97

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... out some of the beautiful churches that are dotted around the city (there are over 600 churches in Moscow), went to the fanciest shopping mall I’ve ever seen, and finished in the Red Square and Kremlin. She told us a little bit about the celebration yesterday on 9 May, when Russia won the Great Patriotic War in 1945 (yup, that’s what they call WWII). In the mall I tried a traditional Russian drink called Kvass, which is a brown liquid made ...

World Championships, first day

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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... first thing, including a posse of Chinese race walkers banging out laps. Interestingly (shush) the race walking course is now much shorter than it used to be and they do laps. They used to have a course like a marathon one, but it was too bad for credibility, plus people would only get red carded when near the stadium, soul destroying. Now there isn't the same feeling of 'but I wonder how many infractions happened away from judges'. As I left a couple of ...

Yippee Ki Yay Mother Russia

A travel blog entry by kendracassels

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Day 4 of Moscow meetings included a sit down with a representative of HRG. He was a wealth of knowledge and covered many topics. He started with a general overview of Russia and gave us some interesting dinner party facts. Did you know that at their closest point, the United States and Russia are less than 4km from one another?! The most surprising piece of information was that the Russian government imposes a regulation on all Russian airlines restricting ...

Touring Moscow

A travel blog entry by chantalandzach

... Our highlight for today was seeing Kolomenskoe Park. It has wooden churches that used to stand in Karelia (part of Russia, in the North, near North Finland), they were taken down and rebuilt in Moscow so people here could appreciate it (apparently they were more important). At the very edge of the park there was also Tsar Alexander's summer cottage which looks like a mix between a palace and a giant log cabin. Pretty ...

Moscow: Hello Again My Commie Friend

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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... Museum, we strolled through the impressive red brick building in the Red Square that is home to the State History Museum.


It was also great saying ‘Hello again my commie friend’ as we revisited parts of Moscow that were iconically soviet. We strolled through the Fallen Monuments Park, which this time was covered in snow. And we browsed through the awesome market that has so many soviet souvenirs, it is hard not ...

     

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