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... to power .... there are no other candidates - the last serious competitor being mysteriously shot in February this year.
By now everyone had had a big day on their feet and we were pleased to leave the Kremlin in very light rain to be picked up by coach for a short inner city tour on the way to our Moscow River dinner cruise. It was dificult to take in the sights and buildings we were being shown in the fading light.
The dinner cruise was a very pleasant ...
... 1m = 1yd). What they don’t tell you is how high they can go. I can because I read the guide. Up to a whopping 16.25m!
And there are 18 of them between St Petersburg and Moscow.
But the greatest thrill was seeing how our captain and crew glided the ship (only 120m X 17m wide) into and out of the locks. What an experience.
Our ship was about 14m in height, so when we entered a lock we often ...
... fashion that you would never dream of in Russia. I have never, in all my life, with all my travels been into a shopping centre with so many expensive shops. It reminded me a bit of the Queen Victoria building in Sydney but 10 times more opulent & 10 times bigger. The outside of the building was also beautiful. Outside the Gum store was a lovely long mall with seating & flower beds of petunias. A very large ...
... the road. The sound of a sharp whistle would blow every few minutes because few people are used to being strictly confined to the cross walk paint.
We walked around the fortress a bit longer to see other buildings, a small view of the city, and a couple colourful parks.
Dinner was at another moo-moo cafeteria chain. I got a strawberry drink with little strawberries ...
... rest and a few brownies later we headed out to the local supermarket where we purchased ingredients to prepare our first meal. A tasty tomato, parma ham and babybell cheese pasta went down a treat and gave us a chance to meet other travellers also awaiting the vodkatrain departure. A relaxing evening and early night before a visit to the Kremlin and the red square tomorrow.
Signing out Ollie & Stephen