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It's been an exciting 4 days. The first day saw Margaret Chan at the opening. In her usual inimitable style she dished out a few more of her gems, this time involving foxes and chickens. Other than her appearance and the Russian Minister's conveying of Putin's apologies for not being there (now that would've been something!), the proceedings of the first day were quite excruciating...I wasn't the only one struggling to keep awake.
The reception on Monday evening at what ...
... with their names. The system is heavily used and everyone else knows where they are heading and are determined to get there in the shortest possible time. And... quite near our metro station, on our return we popped into the nearby Orthodox Church. The one with the black domes with gold stars on them. The interior was covered in icons and dripping with gold. Sheila had to put on a headscarf and there is a clever bit of genuflection than we won't master. Sadly no ...
... papers with ticket before boarding the train. Tickets and papers checked twice to be sure to be sure ;-) Comfortable clean carriages with wide aisles and loads of leg room. As with all trains - food disgusting and extortionate. Lovely scenery along the way with houses that reminded me of 'The Little House on the Prairie' (!) with some of the newer ...
... reprinted the green track we had seem but would we be going in the right direction......oh let's just get on and see where we end up. We decide to go 2 (first station looked dodgy so stayed on) stops as thankfully we do recognise a bit of the letters on the train map. The arrival platform is not quite as impressive but still more like a museum and would you believe it as we emerged from the depths up yet another almighty escalator (oh I'm not so ...
... Maybe I can learn a hint or two with winning multiple games of chess before I return to the United States. Did I mention that I bought a Cold War chessboard complete with red Soviet pieces (toting the hammer/sickle) and American pieces (decked out in the American flag)? The actual board is a masterpiece as well. The board is divided between NATO and Warsaw Pact areas and each individual square has a portion of the ...