TripAdvisor Reviews Ozerkovskaya Hotel Moscow
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... which wasn't as nice as SPb but apparently in places it's supposed to be amazing and Moscovites are really proud of it. We arrived at the hostel which was an apartment on a 3rd floor directly opposite the Norwegian embassy in Moscow. We were greeted by a couple of similar age to us who were running the hostel - compared to SimpleHostel in SPb, this place was (and is) a complete dive. Think a hostel come commune! It's the kind of place you would find illegal immigrants ...
... forum posting from a frustrated European traveller "If you think trying to obtain a Russian visa is difficult, then just try obtaining one from Australia". And we bet he is right too.
Our Azerbaijan visas had been crazily difficult and we did not have any visas at all for Armenia - even when we left Australia. But they are stories for later entries!
Our flight landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport at 6.30 pm Russian time. Although we had read about ...
... worth the visit.
Still with my guide book in hand, my next stop was one metro stop further and to Vorobyovy Gory (Lenin Hills).
The intention was to have a great view back to Moscow.
I was not disappointed.
It was also near Lenin Stadium which was the venue for the athletics of the 1980 Olympics.
Also it was near to a huge imposing building I had seen from Red Square.
This was the Moscow State University.
Tomorrow is the Moscow Marathon and ...
We departed our Volga Dream ship at 9am Beautiful City on the Island surrounded by water Wet & drizzling with rain & quite cool. Only 60 sunny days a year in St Petersburg St Petersburg population 5 million. 2nd biggest & known as cultural capital & is 300 yrs old. 1991. Name changed from Leningrad back to St Petersburg Outlet to Baltic Sea & trade route. War of Russia ...
It is early morning as we fly towards Russia. The sun is rising just behind us in streams of orange & pink. Some passengers are still waking from their slumber as others watch their monitor screen to view their chosen movie or game. I have watched 2 movies since Perth. The first about a young man dying of cancer (which I seemed compelled to watch seen Robynne's beautiful daughter Catherine is suffering from ALL.) I slept for about 6 ...