- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Silky Way Moscow
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... water trough for horses. Svetlana explained that the fountains are closed and covered in plastic for the winter periods when severe snow and ice can damage the structure of the sculptures. On a warm, balmy day in Moscow, it was almost impossible to imagine the city covered in thick snow and ice.
A short 1.4 kilometer walk took us to the famous Red Square, known as "The Spiritual Heart of Russia" and the most visited landmark ...
The size of
my bed on the train is less than the width of my couch. On the Chinese train there
is an upper bunk, small chair & table. Total space is the size of the area
rug in my living room; not bad. On the Russian train there are side by side
beds with the area in the middle having a small table against the window. This
space between is 1 foot 3 inches, which is perfect for ...
... We visited Anya's auntie in a village of less than 200 inhabitants, called Dukhovo, a 5 hour drive south of Moscow. Here, villagers live off the land (the majority working bloody hard for it) and there's not much to do apart from life's basic essentials of gathering and preparing food. Whilst there is electricity, the shower is an outdoor tub, water is gathered from a well and the toilet is an outdoor 'long drop'. It's fair to say Russian ...
... of time and it WAS OPEN, (didn't see the guy who told us it wouldn’t be open until Thursday) so after waiting in line we presented our pre-filled in applications only to be advised that the fast track fee had to be in US dollars!
Next hurdle! I (Allan) set off to look for a nearby bank. Found one but you had to select from a machine the type of transaction I wanted then take a numbered slip and wait in the appropriate line. Trouble ...
... mercy and Maria let us go and have a coffee before heading back to the hotel :-)
After a rest we were able to stagger out to find somewhere to eat, couldn't find the one we were looking for so had a very nice meal at a cafe in GUM watching the fashionable shoppers and the less fashionable tourists wander by.
A walk back to the hotel via the underpass, no way we were going to tackle crossing the road, and another well earned ...