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We thought we had done our homework on Russian public holidays but we had only read about the Victory Day celebrations in the Shanghai Daily on our flight to Moscow: "More than 16,000 soldiers, including ones from China, India, Mongolia, Serbia and ex-Soviet States marched across Red Square's famed cobblestones as (President) Putin seated next to Chinese President Xi Jinping, looked on."
The powerful pair looking down ...
... him? He was so exhausted and totally churched out. Afterwards though he said the Maria Geburtskirche had been a top place to visit, especially with the service going on, so I was happy for that.
After walking around aimlessly, exhausted, unable to find a restaurant that took our fancy, we found a wonderful Italian and treated ourselves to an expensive slap up meal. When we walked in we did get the disapproving look, as we were looking a bit bedraggled having been walking all ...
... our first meal in Moscow was Subway, but it allowed us to have some time chatting with Emre and it wasn’t MacDonalds so we were satisfied. Emre is in Moscow just until Sunday for a long weekend. He seems like a nice guy, and it would be good to get more time to spend with him.
After dinner, we headed back to the hostel for our first night’s sleep. Having had so many days without sleep, we are now greatly looking forward to a long rest ...
... bus into Red Square. What an amazing experience to be actually standing in the place we have seen so many times on film, often filled with military equipment. Today it was full of people! (Additional note: on the way to the Square, we drove past the Old KGB building. Russian people joke that KGB stands for Kind, Generous & Beautiful!! Also, the KGB building is the tallest building in Moscow......even from the basement, you can see all the way to Siberia!)
... sometimes but does not live there. The churches are beautifully decorated both inside and out, and in one there was a service and the singing was wonderful. There is a well in the main square where people were collecting bottles of holy water, and next to one church the grave of Boris Godunov. After walking round we headed into the small town to get lunch at a local restaurant. Very good Uzbek lamb soup, very spicy but as it ...