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Today we have a long drive of 80 km out to Sergiev Posad which is home to the most important Russian monastery The Trinity Lavra of St Sergius. Russian traffic is very heavy and it took over 2 hours to get there. We made one stop at the dacha (country house) of Antonin Mikhailovich a very sprightly 74 year old who was a soldier then worked in a plastics factory and he has decorated his house in traditional style but with off cuts ...
... towards dogs than cats. But, every once in a while, a furry feline will cross my path that sways that sentiment. Felix was one of those. He belonged to the people travelling in the berth next door and made his first appearance running down the aisle chasing a piece of string. It wasn't long before formal introductions commenced by way of Felix hopping up on my bed as I lay reading. The owner apologetically retrieved him, but he was back again just a few minutes ...
... for a few years. We also met a nice young Russian woman in the berth adjacent to ours, we talked with her until it was time to sleep. Unfortunately we were unable to say goodbye as her destination was reached very early while the train was sleeping.
Sweltering hot night on the train. When booking these tickets Jamie choose a lower and upper adjacent to the door leading to the next car and the bathroom ...
... iconclasis as well as other wall paintings and sacred artefacts. The internal decoration is quite detailed and striking. I spent over an hour wandering through the different chapels and seeing Red Square from a different point of view.
Once I had finished there I walked slowly back to the Metro and returned to Kievskaya station. I found the supermarket and bought some tonic and returned to the hotel.
Tonight the Local Organising Committee ...
... badly done wax work. If I'd done some proper research before hand, I doubt I would have gone in. We then chilled in red square for a while, saw the unknown soldier & the changing of the guard. Julia came back to take us on a tour of the city. Some of us couldn't get into the oldest church in the city as we were in shorts, me included. We finally checked in, got showered, ate birthday cake & split up to go for dinner again. It's Seb's birthday so we went for a really ...