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... the last 50 km I rode on the motorway!
Not very pleasant, but "hei", somehow I must get into this city, signs which forbids anything to bicycles do not exist. Anyway, make sense, why to have such signs for only one bike!
I just rolled inside a huge swarm of cars towards this enormous place, by the way, Moscau is the most populated city in Europe, not London and Istanbul is partly in ...
... architecture, '30's, 40's style statues and iconography...simply transfixing. The photos won't do it justice but will give you an idea of what we mean.
After resting at home for a bit we went downstairs to a fancy pants restaurant in the basement of our hostel to celebrate the day. Had a pretty good meal, along with some bubbly and red wine and got some nice photos taken by the waiter. Toyed with the idea of consummating the engagement but passed out instead.
... was the white chapel. The windows framed the red square, kremlin and river. To me it was worth every rubble. After walking around the garden we headed down to the side of the kremlin where we followed the line of the river and the wall durn to the bridge. One of the quirky and clever Moscow road features are the countdown clocks telling you in seconds how long you have left to cross or to wait for the lights to change. We crossed over to the central island on route ...
... the world, with stations at depths of 30 to 74 meters. The escalators are the longest and steepest I've ever ridden on.
According to Wikipedia, the metro, opened in 1935, was one of the USSR's most extravagant architectural projects. Its purpose was to display the success of the communist regime and remind its passengers that this was Stalin's contribution to acknowledge his people's sacrifices. He directed architects to design structures which ...
9/8/2013 Day 6 – Moscow
The day has arrived where we will be leaving the cruise with great sadness as it has been
great from all points of view.
Wow what an amazing place. We much prefer Moscow to St. Petersburg from the sights that we
were shown. As we are leaving the tour a day early before it is finished due to
flight arrangements, we have been able to arrange ...