- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... walls and Red Square. The term 'red' apparently means beautiful. The Kremlin walls surround 2 palaces and about 5 churches, most with gold 'onion' top domes. The churches white walls do not prepare you for the colour of the internal frescoed walls, completely covered in vivid pictures of disciples, Christ etc. One church even houses the burial crypt of Ivan the Terrible. The Armoury adjoining the Kremlin houses an amazing array of gold ...
... it. I will reitterate that there is nothing better when your traveling then to spend your vacation with a local.
After our lovely brunch, we met up with one of Katerina's friends, Egor, to continue our day at a location no one was disclosing to me. We got back on the Metro and headed for the center of Moscow. From there we walked down Old Arbat street. Katerina tells me this is one of the few pedestrian streets in Moscow. It was a beautiful little street lined with shops, ...
... bases on their border. Not to mention they would have lost a very important naval base in Crimea as well. Through all of this, a rise in Russian nationalism, and this “Cult of Putin” has emerged. Putin supporters want strong, centralized rule, with firm and swift decision-making. It’s what has existed in this country since the time of the tsars to the Soviet autocrats, and perhaps its preferable ...
... and for hours he talked to us about how "back in Soviet Union, there were no drugs, everyone had somewhere to live, everyone had job", but that "now, much drugs, much prostitution, very bad". We learned thoughout the day that he was a lecturer at a university, and he was really very nice, even if a little obsessed with the good ole days. During the day we stopped at a station that had Babushkas, from which we bought a potato pancake, a cooked cold sausage, a cottage cheese filled crepe, and ...
... very tight. After we had both rested we went for a stroll back to where I now knew the Metro was. We walked through a delightful park and emerged at the large shopping complex. After stopping for a drink and people watching, we tried to find a supermarket and eventually came across a small one directly opposite the hotel At least we finally got there. It did not stock tonic though!! We bought a couple of cans of beer instead.
Back at the hotel our friend ...