Novotel Moscow Centre
Travel Blogs from Moscow
Fairly straightforward start. Manus and I met for lunch then headed off to Belfast to collect Judi and Nuala. Got out of Dublin and down to the Premier Inn at the airport. Amazing value at €39 for a double room. Reasonable meal then off to bed for n early start. Getting the bus at 4.45am!
... It made for a nice dessert. We crossed the street to grab some groceries for our long train ride tomorrow night. I got lots of fruits since I don't know if I will have access to them at all during the 6 night ride. I'm feeling pretty anxious about the trip since I don't really know what to expect. I am optimistic about it though and think am hoping that it will be fun.
-- Ryan L.
... Does that make Thatcher comparative to Stalin??
We took the metro ‘green line’ to Teatralnaya. This metro is joined to 2 other metro stations by a series of connecting tunnels. Roisin was not interested in seeing the second most ornate metro station in Moscow. She just wanted to get out.
‘Oh no!’ She said confronting yet another mega escalator. ‘I’m going to be doomed to walk the metro for all eternity’.
... br> conversations and some picture sharing and ring pointing to show
otherwise! They loved looking at pictures though and seeing our
family etc and showing us theirs too.
Another trip along the train, seeing how far we could go, led us
to what looked like a very cramped and shelf like bedded 3rd
class, and we were quickly shooed back to our own carriage by an
angry looking attendant. The train was very clean though, with ...
... Ovett. We were in Red Square for some time, taking pictures and meandering, before slowly making our way back to the bus. A souvenir stall took a good ten minutes to negotiate, while big Ron was tapped by a brave pickpocket. Nothing lost, but the full shoulder contact, hand in pocket. We stopped briefly at the presidential palace, pointed out the British embassy and, the other side of town, consulate and stopped at the top of Sparrow Hills. The view down ...