Travel Blogs from Moscow
... repairs & then returned to our hotel along another river embankment & the Nevsky Prospekt as it just started to rain.
We were picked up at 11.30 to catch the 1.30 train to Moscow & the journey took about 10 minutes so we sat down & had a coffee before passing through scanners on to the platform where we stood & froze for 40 mins. The High Speed train arrived & we boarded it after yet another check on tickets ...
One can know a man from his blog, and if you like a man's blog before you know anything of him, you may confidently say he is a good man.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky –
This may be a misquote (Ed.)
Now I know why it doesn't get dark until after 6pm despite being in the middle of winter. At 9 o’clock in the morning the sun was only starting to peep over the horizon.
We had booked a walking tour this morning. These are normally good value for ...
... able to vote.
After a little less than two hours in the park we met up with Lev who was joining us for the rest of the afternoon. We walked along the river to an attraction that Tom and I had thought was going to be an overlook of some sort where we could get a good view of the city. It turned out, what we had been walking towards was an old ski lift that was used as a ride with a view when there was no snow on the ground. I was a bit shocked and opted out ...
As you might have guessed the Kiwi has landed in Moscow. 3:50am start on Friday with the usual quick train trip to Geneva airport, thinking the airport will be quiet at this time, but no the usual long queues waiting to be scanned. A flight to Copenhagen where we had a 2.5hr stopover. I never know if this counts as going to another country. Here we picked up Wilson Kipketer the famous ...
... while the GUM retail complex is on the opposite side. The Church of the Assumption is a very beautiful freshly restored building at one end and if memory serves a smaller church at the other end. It is truly beautiful as the picture shows. Red Square is the place where Lenin's tomb rests, but it was not open as it was a Monday. We were given approx. one hour of free time to shop in the GUM. Not at all what we expected. It is ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Pets allowed