Lotte Hotel Moscow
Travel Blogs from Moscow
... anthem. I suppose it is fair enough as Russia is hosting the champs but you do get to the point where you want to see a Russian athlete fail the way the crowd carries on. Where we are situated in the stadium gives a good view of the throwing events but not the jumps. When these events are on our section gets inundated with coaches & many top athletes of the past. Sandra Perkovic of Croatia the winner of the discus was only ...
... the central market and bought what I, without a doubt, am sure were the best strawberries I have ever tasted. We also got some lunch - reindeer meatballs with potatoes and vegetables, which was truly to die for.
We headed back to the airport and took our flight to St. Petersburg. We arrived late but hungry, so we got a cab, which was a total rip off, we got totally scammed, but at least we didn't get our stuff stolen, and checked into the hotel. We stayed ...
Weather Report: Heavy rain at night but clearing for our tour.
Started the day on board with a "safety on board" briefing and then listened to an information session about traditional Russian crafts and different Russian foods. At breakfast, noticed a submarine and a flying boat, moored across the canal from our ship. Pointed it out to Wen. "See that submarine across ...
... edifice in front of Red Square, behind which I was to find St Basils Cathedral and the Kremlin. As I rounded the corner I was disappointed to see lots of scaffolding and a conical structure that was clearly to become a Christmas tree occupying most of Red Square. This detracted somewhat from the impact of the Kremlin, but not St Basils Cathedral.
St Basils is a sight to behold. I have often seen photographs of it and it was these that put ...
After 46 hours after getting on the train at Kings Cross we're sitting outside the Kremlin in Moscow! The train yesterday was interesting, we sat in our compartment and looked out the window, read our books and listened to music. Got to Belarus and gruff and grumpy boarder control came on to check our passports and visa's. We bought a pint of blueberries from an old lady while the train was stopped so the wheels could be swapped. Ed got ridiculously excited when a big machine lifted ...
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