The Ritz-Carlton Moscow
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... I loved it. Gone was the materialism of Moscow and this was life at it's simplest- Vodka, sun, nut picking, cherry picking and river swimming. (If fruit picking were an Olympic sport, the Russian villagers would be running out of space to store their feast of gold medals, they take serious pride in their way of life). Not that I could live here. It's hard to imagine village life under the Soviets but back then things were more prosperous and the ...
... to get to the Bolshoi Theatre which is near my hotel.
I came out of the metro station to find that there was some sort of parade celebration going on today. I seem to have a knack for showing up in cities when there is a holiday going on that I didn’t even know about. I was in Rome on Good Friday a few years back, I was in Athens for Easter this year, and today was the day Russians celebrate victory over the Nazis in WWII. I ...
... thud. Alexey and the Cossack look impressed and that's good enough for us. The whole experience only cost us £25 each and is an early highlight of the trip - it was great fun and helped with the culture shock as we were able to communicate mostly through actions and a few words of each other's language. After paying, we went to leave, but Alexey saw someone he knew who spoke English and stopped us in the doorway so that we could finally have a conversation. We ...
... also working on the train, his favourite saying to our cabin was "nyet, very bad" I did have grand ideas of a cultured time spent onboard, reading, writing, taking in the views. However.... Birch trees look the same in Russia as they do at home! All the things I had noted as must see, such as the Ural's & the Europe/Asia border obelisk all passed during the night. So time was passed with a kindle copy of Anna Karenina, eating ...
... s where a highlight was a live performance of orthodox chants performed in the central chapel by 4 members of the choir. Simply beautiful. The icons and all the wonderful collection of religious history were amazing.
By this time, we agreed that it was "beer o'clock" so off we went via Arbat Street to have a very large local beer and rest our weary legs.
This was a sensational day provided by our wonderful Moscow Greeter, Maria. ...