Mamaison All-Suites Spa Hotel Pokrovka Moscow
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... aid. Following several generous souls helping us decipher the tube signs (why on earth do they print maps of the metro written in our alphabet when all the tube stations use the Russian alphabet?), our first lengthy Russian encounter was with our delightful and exceptionally competent guide on the two tours we took; Elena. We warmed to her immediately, not least because once we realised we had been waiting at the wrong monument for 20 minutes for the tour to start ...
... and then made our way slowly back to the pedestrianised street in search of some dinner. We ended up at a place called My My, pronounced 'moo moo', which was a slightly kitsch Russian fast food restaurant. Given the name and big plastic cow stood outside, I was somewhat surprised to find no beef on the menu. I had a lamb steak and chips whilst Wendy had what was essentially bangers and mash.
At nine we met up with the others for ...
... He is now retired and tends his large vegetable garden with the help of his young wife and 16 year old daughter! On the 15th July it is the 700th anniversary of the birth of St Sergius and President Putin and other dignitaries are due to visit for the festivities. Just like a visit from the Queen in the UK the whole town smells of fresh paint! there are huge numbers of workmen, painters, builders, gardeners etc building ...
... a drink, some lunch & a sit down before starting on our exploration of the metro. Here we visited about 6 stations, each decorated in a totally different style. We were surprised to hear that the first stations were built in the late 1930s that it & was extended after the war, so that it now has 600+ stations. The decorations are impressive & reflect a different theme in each station. Ultimately we came out at the end of Arbat Street, is ...
... has apartments and offices inside the Kremlin but unlike the British Royal family, the Russian Standard flies 24/7 whether the President is in residence or not. This is not, however, the official residence of the President. As Elena, our tour guide explained earlier, the official residence of the President is a secret!! No one knows where he lives. I find that hard to believe. His neighbours must have a sneaking suspicion or when the president leaves for work each morning, perhaps ...