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... had 13 million, and we were surprised it was that large! First we stopped by this old little church called Church of All Saints na Kulichkakh. Na kulichkakh means "in the swamp" because that's what the land around it used to be. People used to think the devil lived in that swamp...and (as our guide said) eventually he did. The KGB decided to use the church as an office/torture space and when they cleared out there were lots of bones found in the basement. Yikes! ...
... stuffed cabbage (473kcal) instead of the pork knuckle (5300kcal). There was a chicken tabakha (2744kcal) which we thought would be 'Russian'...the waiter didn't speak much English - we asked how the chicken was cooked, he said haltingly, "In the fire." Eventually ascertained it was fried - he was most insulted when someone asked "Like KFC?" "No no NOT KFC." Anyway we ordered one to share (and hoped we were understood and that he didn't bring 4 servings!). It turned out to be ...
NOTE: Again, morw pictures and a video at the bottom, underneath the text. On Thursday night Maria the hostel manager of the day booked us a taxi, negotiated the rate for us so we didn't get entirely ripped while we were packing up. Jess got some sleep, but given we had to get up at 1.30am to catch the 2am taxi, I didn't see any point sleeping so I just chatted with Maria about her time in Ireland. We caught the taxi and arrived at the train station. On the electronic board as you enter ...
... a home nation to cheer in most events, it can be easy to switch off. Why worry about an Irish gold, other than in the abstract? Similarly, watching highlights of a jump is straightforward, but it is hugely more dramatic watching the rounds develop, not knowing whether the jump you are watching is significant. Yet watching the walk, with Russians making the early move, trailed by a Frenchman who joined the chasing pack, then went it alone, then moved to ...
... land a plane there.
Lenin was off during the two days we were in town, but who cares about taxidermy anyway?
The ex-Soviet consumers' paradise GUM is next to the Red Square. A brief visit revealed that it looks just like another mall with international labels.
In two days we managed to cover central Moscow and the upper left quadrant to the first ring road. We even found the entrance to the ...