Korston Hotel Moscow
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... we settled down for our first rail sleep. Surprisingly it was really bumpy and not too comfortable, but to be honest we were like those two kids from the Disney advert going to Disneyland "Mum, Dad.....is it time to go yet?" We were awoken at 7am by the train guard with a really weird breakfast, sort of deep fried pancakes and cranberry jelly! We had some of those sweet hard muffins you get when you travel - but we didn't care, we were in Moscow and ready to roll!! We headed for ...
... the consulate staff would not discuss the matter by telephone only through email correspondence and there were public holidays in the way. We were badly running out of time before we left on our trip. We finally received our precious passports with their stamped Russian visas only one week before we were due to fly out.
Of course there are enough stresses with organising a trip without that of not having your passport returned. We were feeling the pressure until Alan read ...
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I had my lunch in Gym and then (as it was really hot and sunny), decided to venture out of the centre of Moscow.
With my guide book in hand, my destination was the Novodevichy Convent (a 16th century convent where Peter the Great imprisoned his half sister) for being part of a plot to try and dethrone him.
It was a little bit disappointing as it was a bit rundown and is undergoing restoration but ...
Moscow is a very clean city. There are loads of litter pickers and bin men. They regularly empty the bins with a job with a bucket! Got slightly wet when the roads were being washed! Today we went to Red Square and the Kremlin and saw dead Lenin. I'm sure it's now just a wax ...
We only spent five nights in Moscow – barely enough to say we were there. Two days alone we were in Red Square and one day Darlene went to the market. Alone. On the subway. To the other side of Moscow. I stayed in the room and wrote Travel Times.
But time to move on. We’re heading to the Scandinavian countries next. Stay tuned to Travel Times for the next ...