Travel Blogs from Moscow
... you come! After a couple of days I got the knack of it, but to start with it looked as indecipherable as Chinese (and it's really not). . Real Men don't drink wine in Russia! This is absolutely a " girl's drink"! Beer is probably the favourite alcoholic beverage, although vodka is still popular. Gin costs over AU$100, but vodka starts at about $AU11. . Under The Soviets, you had to get on a waiting list for anything. Our guide ...
... It was probably full of people who couldn’t get to see Lenin or the Polytechnic Museum due to it being Monday!
During our final lunch in Canteen 57 in GUM Roisin heard a loud crash. I thought that someone had smashed a plate inside the diner. It was only when we were on the way out that we walked past a small crowd who were looking at a store where the window used to be. There was not much activity happening apart from two security guards talking on ...
... passports and might I add a couple of challenges during the trip as well that both Cathy and I have had to support each other through. So....Cathy when we next catch up we will be enjoying a bottle of orange bubbles together as it was the one thing that wasn't ticked off the list whilst we were on our adventure together. It has been a blast and a super big thank you for the invite....next time pick somewhere that we don't need visas for. ...
... courses, though I was heading the opposite way. In a clearing, for me apropos of nothing, were pianos. Five in a group, then a couple more I could see further up. Not playable; there was a sign that probably explains exactly what they are apropos of, but it was no good to me. I couldn't find a way, at least not quickly, to stay on the trails and follow the river so my options were to head to the road or back down to the promenade by the river. I picked the ...
... about a week and a half of getting here. This is obviously an excellent system, but it is really daunting! And I say that as someone who is used to a lot of different subways on two continents. Give me a few days though.
I attach pics of our palatial room and two views of beautiful Moscow from the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet