The Ritz-Carlton Moscow
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Last night we had dinner at Cafe Russe in the Ritz Carlton. It started off a little shaky but rapidly improved. We both ordered a cocktail, me Grey Goose on the rocks with orange and Dennis, a Tom Collins. They didn't have Grey Goose even though it was on the cocktail menu but the waitress recommended "Beluga". I had never heard of that but she …
Last night we had a wonderful dinner with a local family in Suzdal, Nicholas and Svetlana. They have a typical Russian home with a large garden that they lavish attention on and is really prize worthy. Their home was built by Nicholas and is all wood on the interior and exterior.
This morning we began sightseeing in Suzdal which is a very …
... think from photographs, nonetheless very impressive. The Mcdonalds and Sparro overlooking the west gate and bustling with patrons is somewhat of an irony, capitalist pigs. Red square and Saint Basils are amazing and obviously should be visited. From here we visited the Gulag museum up the street, again interesting and worth a visit. Returned to the apartment after dinner, planning to visit the Lenin mausoleum and the kremlin on the morrow.
... with several others buried in the fresh snow that thinly layered the ice.
Our slow walk back to the hotel took us through the Culture Gardens and statue park. As the name suggests this park is strewn with statues, monuments and carvings, many taken from the Soviet era and others donated by local artists and sculptors. It was difficult to approach the statues in some instances due to the deep snow. The snow somehow added character to these half forgotten ...
... just relax. After a couple hours we started to get hungry. We saw some places outside of the hotel and thought we would try and find something to eat at one of them.
We found a little shack of a place next to the building across the drive from our hotel. To get to the window to order, we had to navigate wood planks that were put down to help get across the mud created from the rain. When standing at the window, you looked down into the shack connected to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility