- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... with Japanese tourists (they get everywhere).
I had been told that the queue for Lenin's Mausoleum would be huge but I couldn't believe there were only about 50 people in the queue.
I'm no freak or fan of Lenin, but I really wanted to go in.
So in I went.
Just outside the Mausoleum are memorials to the past Russian leaders. The only one's I can remember that I could figure out were Yuri Andropov and Leonid Brezhnev.
Also the remains of past ...
... only my second time outside of the European Union, and it was an
interesting experience! Having very little cash on me other than Chinese RMB, I
decided to convert some into Russian Rubles for a drink ...
... and served with fried unleavened bread and thick yoghurt. Delicious…. When we were offered a horse or camel ride (we chose horses!) the farmer galloped around at a fearsome rate brandishing a long stick with a noose attached (an urga) to catch the horses! Being a non-rider I became increasingly nervous – as he took a good half hour of frantic activity, and expert horsemanship, to round up the horses that weren’t too keen on being ...
... thru the gates there where people dressed up in traditional dress wanting money for photos. On our left was a small chapel. As we walked in the beams of light from the small windows draw your eyes. The walls dark painted and a small que of people lighting candles while others pray. A chap in his mid twenties kissed the base of a painting before hitting his head gently against the frame. The space was small in church terms, a space of real solace for ...
... home was built in 1924. The Bolshoi is looked upon to be a family rather than a business. One prima ballarina, Anastasia Volochkova once said that she sees the theatre as a ‘big brother.’ This is not the term of phrase I would have used bearing in mind where we were!! Unless she was hinting that she would like to appear on a well-known reality TV show!!
After a further 5 minute walk, entering the area of Kitay Gorod, once more we arrived at the ...