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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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... we caught the aeroexpress train and navigated the metro to reach the city centre. Our hostel is a nice enough place a short walk from Red Square. After dumping our bags, we went for a wander to see the Kremlin and Red Square. Couldn't work out how to get in and felt too intimidated to go near the maybe entrance as the police here are so scary. They've got a bit of a reputation for being corrupt and hang around in groups wearing big hats and looking cross. Did ...
Our intentions for Saturday were to visit the Kremlin, but when we arrived just before 10.00am the area around Red Square and the Kremlin was closed off. We looked through the Red Square gates and could see soldiers parading in the distance. Coffee at Macdonalds seemed a good idea while we waited to see what was happening. Macdonalds is just across from the tomb of the ...
... I think we said hello about ten times each. I was a little tipsy by now and I told Anastasia I needed to go outside for some fresh air. She came outside with me and we continued to say hello to each other. We'd been outside for minutes when all of a sudden, I started being violently sick in the bush right next to where she was standing! I was so embarrassed but at the same time I needed to focus on where this stuff was going! Needless to say, I went home empty ...
... and we quickly moved on. Elsewhere we found a nice cafe with Georgian cuisine at prices the locals can afford. The afternoon was again spent wandering with a vague agenda to buy a gift for Fay from Moscow. After much wandering, packing up and leaving the hotel for good we caught the metro to Kievskaya and surfaced at Kievsy Vokzal for our trip to Kyiv and Ukraine. We were both slightly apprehensive. Bata was unsure how much her Russian would ...
... the Kremlin, and the Armory Museum of the treasures of the Czars. The mysteries of Mother Russia await us, but we are grateful to have arrived on time, and delighted to have tasted the delights of Moscow with a 5 mile walk, a visit to Red Square, an enchanting Russian circus, a tour through Moscow by Night, and an inside look at the Kremlin, military, political, and religious heart of Russia!