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... experience and a service called Quick Connect, which is where they escort any passenger with a 3 hour or more flight through customs and to the front of lines. They are also different by higher safety standards. The second meeting was with Etihad, based out of Abu Dhabi. Etihad had different needs and concerns. Being international, they were not competing as heavily with TransAero, but are competing more with Lufthansa. ...
... a fine substitute, and Marty had paklava--yes a variant on baklava--which was tasty--heavier on walnuts and lighter on phyllo than what we are used to. The atmosphere was really pleasant and conducive to conversation. And the service was excellent. No problem communicating largely by sign language--with the aid of an English menu.
All in all, a lovely evening. And a wonderful Sunday--a fine start to my first full week in Russia.
Making our way across another bridge I got my first real look at Red Square and St Basils Cathedral. I had been stumped by a language barrier and confounded by the Cyrillic alphabet, but it wasn’t until I laid eyes upon St Basils did I feel like I was in Moscow and Russia. In some ways it was quite surreal, I had been looking forward to this moment for so long but now I was here it was taking a while for it to sink in. I took a moment to absorb where I ...
... champagne and generally very pimp limousines out boozing in the streets. Later by sheer luck and absolutely no judgement we happened to find ourselves back at the Kremlin at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier just before the hour and got to see the changing of the guards, which involved some pretty cool goose stepping.
As we had the luxury of our own kitchen we had a trip to the local supermarket for some provisions. Little did we know that a simple trip to ...
... glad that we went!
That night we hopped on our first night train
and made our way to Moscow. Once again we brought the rain with us and we were
desperate to find our hostel. Most of the people we asked for help either
brushed us away or looked straight through us, even our technology failed us
when the battery of Sean’s phone died! Eventually, eventually, we found our new
home away from home, but were told that check in was only ...