Travel Blogs from Moscow
... government or speak critically of it, then you'll be run out of the business sector. Given that Vladimir Putin could possibly stay in office until 2022, you had better believe that people making money in this country are in his favor and he in theirs.
More on the "Cult of Putin", Ukraine/Crimea, and the United States later, but on a quick note: How can NATO nations really pressure Putin and Russia when they depend ...
... main part of the city that was pretty high up and provided some nice views up and down the park and river.
It was Sunday that we were in the park and it also happened to be Election Day in the city. They were voting for a new mayor and it was a pretty big election because there was a long shot liberal mayor running that was opposition to the party loyal to Putin. In recent weeks and months he had been gaining popularity with the youth and it looked like ...
... including the red sitting room, the Boudoir with orange floral wallpaper and a small bathroom containing a carved stone bath and into the very blue bedroom.
These rooms contained amazing French clocks which would certainly delight the experts on Antiques Roadshow!
The entire tour took us 6 hours, two hours longer than expected, as we had to wait for ages to be admitted to the palace but it was certainly worth it. We returned to the hotel, foot sore and weary ...
... had to check our luggage elsewhere, proceed to passport control and security with about 12 minutes before our flight took off. After getting through all of this we checked the departure board and saw that our gate was now closed. Never the less, we went to the gate an did managed to board the plane. We ended up at the back of the plane but with a empty seat between us. We are on our way to Warsaw where I believe we will have to collect ...
... my "Gypsy Cab" was a legit guy looking to make some extra bucks. I got to the airport at 1:15. Domodedovo is the definition of chaos. This is dew to terrorist attacks. Security is tight and inefficient. I played the “dumb foreigner” card so I could check in to my flight in the business class kiosk instead of coach (which had about 100 people in line for it). I got through my passport/visa checkpoint ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking