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... br> We were impressed by the decor of the Metro as we headed down on quite a steep lengthy escalator ride, but only to 35 m. Alexei was very mindful of our safety at all times which was very comforting. The gallery group only had one metro stop which went very quickly as trains travel aat 80 km/hr. Young boys got up from their seats for us. Perhaps the greying hair has its advantages. We were super impressed by this stop as it had been used as a gallery to display ...
... although the day was sunny and quite hot.
The heatwave across southern Europe had affected Russia too, which saw temperatures around 30C.
That's not incredibly hot in Australian terms but being so far north and when not set up for it, we did feel it.
The Metro system was, like in St Petersburg, super efficient but being a bigger city, had more lines so did get a bit confusing when we went off on our own one day.
So, after a ...
... reasonable about of sleep in what proved to be a very comfortable bunk and train I awoke to a very bright cabin...thick snow outside as we crossed into Russia, after packing, re packing/ checking I'd left nothing ( apart from the small bottle of nasty polish vodka I bought in Warsaw, I'm sure it was an industrial cleaning agent of some description!) I arrived at Belorusskya station in Moscow just before midday on Friday. I exited the train and ...
... office of Vladimir Putin, who apparently wasn’t working there because it was Sunday. Our guide said he generally works from his country home anyway.
And then it was time to visit the highlight of the tour, Red Square.
We walked through a gate in a tower, and caught our breaths at the sight of St. Basil’s Cathedral, the iconic symbol of the Kremlin, with its colorful domes. They are much brighter in person ...
... the most expensive of each one. I accompanied my meal borsch and a large glass of Kvac (kvas) a slightly fermented drink made from rye bread. I remembered this from my childhood at Russian functions. Continued wandering. Circumnavigated the kremlin. Red Square was mainly blocked off as they were putting up stand for a big international military tattoo in week's time. If this was my first visit to Moscow I would have been disappointed but I wandering around it before ...
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- Excellent hotel by any western standard
- A Rip Off!
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- Buen servicio y precio
- La segunda vez en este hotel- excelente como la primera vez- regresaré
- 2nd time at this hotel - Great like the first time - will go back
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- Nicht schlecht für Geschäftsreisen, tolle Bar
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- Enjoyed my stay at Ukraina
- Good location but be forewarned of traffic
- A pretty average experience...
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- Modern Moscow
- Slick & Modern but No Charm
- Great Facilities; Lousy Concierges
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- An Unneeded Adventure
- DON'T stay here!!!
- Low below average
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- Very (very!) unfriendy front desk staff
- Excellent Experience!
- Embarasses the Marriott name
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