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- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Hot tub
- TV Channel One Russia
- Refrigerator in room
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... in the hotel. On our last full day in the city we first went to a lecture conducted by a professor of international relations here in Moscow who is also the assistant to one of the most senior officials in the Duma and specializes in security and terrorism. He was a career diplomat having spent five years in the Russian consulate in San Francisco. He provided a fascinating insight into Russian history especially about the Soviet Union era, Lenin, Stalin, ...
... of a 12 year old boy but the case he is in is made of special magnifying glass so he still looks average sized!
Next we did a metro tour which might sound a bit strange! But in Soviet times the metros were done up fancy so that the average citizen would feel like a Tsar in a palace! The stations are full of mosiacs, paintings and columns and Zoya was able to give us details on the ones we visited.
After that was time for our ...
... 140g of meat/50g of potatoes and 20g of vegetables. I can only think this has something to do with soviet equity, so that everyone ordering the same meal an expect identical portions. On our way up to the restaurant we found the streets bustling with people shopping and dining. Moscow is so vibrant, Christmas lights and markets everywhere, stores are open until 10pm and each night thousands of Muscovites are out enjoying themselves ...
... of pilgrims filled past to venerate him and leave prayer requests with the priest on duty who was singing the prayers with a small choir. There is also the Assumption Cathedral and various other churches and a place to drink and take home water from a spring. St Sergius of Radonezh is much revered in Russia. He was the patron of the Old Peoples Home attached to the Russian Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin I visited with Dad as a child. I know the old ...
Today we have a long drive of 80 km out to Sergiev Posad which is home to the most important Russian monastery The Trinity Lavra of St Sergius. Russian traffic is very heavy and it took over 2 hours to get there. We made one stop at the dacha (country house) of Antonin Mikhailovich a very sprightly 74 year old who was a soldier then worked in a plastics factory and he has decorated his house in traditional style but with off cuts ...