Travel Blogs from Moscow
86;ванна& #1103; вода - non sparkling water
These are the only few words we have learnt due to the copious amounts of 'Starbucksy' type coffee shops on every corner offering 24 hour coffee. And because we keep buying sparkling water by accident.
So how has Moscow been?
Well, it started off with a shock. Due to the depiction of Russia and its towns from the many Blockbuster movies we have seen, ...
... bottom cut off!”
We carefully checked the spelling against my guidebook and identified the correct platform from which the train departed.
Domedodovo airport is 26 miles from Moscow and takes 45 minutes by train. I thought it would get dark about the same time as the UK for this time of year (about 4:30) but at 5:30 these was still light in the sky. Darkness fell just after 6pm.
We had entered the streets of Moscow during rush ...
... All this seems do is increase the humidity, just what you need. A woman then shares what I assume is her aching feet problem with me while she's waiting to be picked up...bless. Ian returns after a lifetime, no only about 30 mins. actually and says he is none the wiser about whether we in the right place or where we need to go. I spotted a cafe & grill through the building work so we give it a try. It's an ok place with station type coffee and food facilities, ...
... trip and although fun, I’m not sure we would do so much time on the train again especially the 72 hr leg. The scenery was lovely but there were no showers and the loos were getting a distinctive smell about them as I’m sure we were. We were curious to see that most of the men took the fashion from Putin and were walking around topless. We were certainly looking forward to a couple of days in Moscow and the hotel before we fly back to the UK and get our ...
... learned the tragic history of this Church. Apparently, numerous Russian soldiers died defending the Church from Napoleon and henceforth, the names of the departed are carved into the walls as eternal memorials to them. It gets worse. During Stalin's time, he had the Church demolished and made plans to build a 400 meter shrine to Lenin upon the ashes of this Cathedral. Work started, but then World War ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services