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Arriving on time at the Leningradsky Vokzal we caught the metro from Komsomoskaya to Arbatskaya station. If that name is familiar it is because it is where a derailment took place recently but as it is an interchange station for the red, dark blue, light blue and grey lines I haven't a clue whether I went on the same track or not. Emerging from the metro we walk about 10 minutes to our hotel. Very nice in a Russian kind of way. Arriving into Moscow at 06:15 certainly unlined ...
... was the Novodevichy Convent, founded in 1524 it's probably a nice place to enter, I however avoided it due the entrance fee. I walked around the walls to the nearby park where multiple wedding were having photo shoots in the hot and muggy Moscow morning. Adjacent to the Convent is one of the most famous cemeteries in Russia, Chekhov, Bulgakov among others are buried there, but the gravestones are amazing. Life size granite bodies, larger than life busts, and lifelike ...
... It cost 250RUB. After wandering around the historic site I was tired, so I headed to my hotel by bus for another 30RUB. I checked in and went to Ulliams for a late lunch/early dinner. I had the vegetable salad and chicken soup for 750RUB. The soup was so good I got the chicken soup to go for dinner 300RUB. I went back to my hotel to catch up on my sleep.
... window watching (a lot of autumnal
trees and dried out land and abandoned buildings with hardly any
animals or greenery or water), music listening, book reading,
language learning, picture taking, sleeping, quick leg stretching at
platforms, card playing, watching 'Breaking Bad' series (loving it!)
talking with Chris and Thomas and japanese lady, and attempts at
conversing with a few friendlier russians and the three days and
three nights were quickly up!