Mercure Arbat Moscow
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... pictures allowed in any of the churches in the Kremlin, but it wasn’t a problem in St. Basil’s. The atmosphere was also helped by an a cappella ensemble of four men called Doros. They were singing operatic church hymns, and while it wouldn’t typically be something I liked, it fit perfectly with the surroundings, so it was great.
By the time I’d finished up at St. Basil’s the weather ...
... plays an essential part in people's life. I bought a 10 rides ticket at the ticket office, first time feeling dizzy by the complication of the metro map. So many interchange stations, so many lines, and most key part was the Cyrillic alphabet. Even though the newly added English translation helped a bit, I found it so hard to get out the right station. I managed to do it at last, but I got lost in finding my host Erin's house. I ...
... areas of Russia cover an area 4 times the size of the Amazon Basin!).
As we stepped off the train on our arrival in Moscow, our first brainteaser was to decipher the Metro system- similar to the London Underground but far more complex, not least because the words were in Cyrillic! After what must have been 30 minutes of looking at maps, attempting to memorise symbols and watching trains go past in our continual indecision, we eventually decided to chance ...
... women for every man. Scientists have stated that the female embryo is much stronger so the birth rate is low and more girls are being born than males now too. We never should have been labeled the weaker sex because we keep everything going. Their population is growing older also and the younger people who do have jobs might have to find two or three jobs to keep up a lifestyle that would ...
... in each place and had more stops. Its possible we will bump into them again in Ulan Bator. Uday gave me some good info about China and I will need to start planning that part of the trip now... On the last night on the train I had too much vodka and cognac with them and arrived in Irkutsk with a hangover! Now I needed a shower twice as bad because I stank of 4 days of sweat and booze! It was a great experience though and nowhere near as much of a chore as I thought!