Pacific Plaza Sakhalin
Travel Blogs from Yuzhno Sakhalinsk
... would dissolve in violence and bloodshed as revolutionary leaders sought a different future. We also walked around the grounds of the Kremlin and peered inside several churches. The building where foreign leaders and diplomats are received was pointed out, and I hope that one day if I return to Russia I will be going to that building.
We returned to Red Square on an evening tour shortly before we left the city, and there was something very special ...
... Russia, on my bucket list. I was not disappointed. I am not one to hand my camera over to a stranger to take a shot of me at a tourist spot, but this is precisely what I did here, unashamedly.
As I followed the wall of the Kremlin round the corner, the sheer size and extent of this monument to power hit me. Yet inside these walls, more beautiful cathedrals.
After admiring the Kremlin and it's many attractions from many vantage points, ...
... was spent reading, eating noodles and playing ********. We went to the buffet car with the guys in the evening and Matt befriended some Russians. Russians who decided to buy a bottle of vodka and treat Matt to shots....lots of shots. I was in the cabin and the first I saw of him was 3 burly Russians carrying him back to the cabin hammered.
All was well until I got sick on the final day. Being sick and in need of a clean toilet after 4 days on a ...
Spirit of Enderby - our home for the next 18 days.
"Our vessel, the 'Spirit of Enderby' is perfect for Expedition Travel. The real focus and emphasis of every expedition is getting you ashore as often as possible for as long as possible with maximum safety and comfort. It carries just 48 passengers in very comfortable accommodation (refurbished in New Zealand ...
... hard for a middle class Westerner to imagine the immense suffering endured by the citizenry. The logistics of operating the 40 ton 16th Century canon complete with shot, keep us deep in discussion as we head out of the square.
Leigh and Michael, experienced Underground travelers, navigate the Moscow Metro and we ended up relatively close to where we want to be and walk the rest of the way back to the hotel. We’re going to do the Metro properly ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking