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... a massive building down one side of the square was in fact a department store called GUM which is apparently the most expensive department store in Russia. We thought great, we can save heaps of money here by going in but not buying anything! Again extremely impressive as a building and with all the décor including fountains etc. (See Photo’s). We nearly bought dinner there but saved heaps more by not!
Arrived back to our leafy suburb in the north ...
... most of you would have seen a picture of it, it is the one with multicolour domes. It was really colourful and must have stuck out like a saw thumb during Stalin's era! I don't know why the architect made it so colourful but it sure does brighten up a otherwise rather drab red square. Then it was the main event, the kremlin! I don't know what I was expecting but for some reason I really wanted to go into the kremlin. It turns out that the kremlin isn't ...
Well, I finally managed to get out and about today with my last full day in Moscow and it's been sunny and warm without a cloud in sight making for a much more pleasant day.
First time I've used the Moscow Metro system since I got here and I have to say it lives up to it's reputation of being one of the best in the world. The network covers the entire city very well and for what look like old metros they whistle along at quite a pace. Two stops and 5 minutes later I ...
went to the circus the other night which was very good however it was a bit disappointing to see that they still use animals as a major part of their acts. Even Australian cockatoos and wallaby were featured.
Spent a fair bit of time at Red Square watching rehearsals for the upcoming Military Tattoo which was great. Saw the changing ...
... had to check our luggage elsewhere, proceed to passport control and security with about 12 minutes before our flight took off. After getting through all of this we checked the departure board and saw that our gate was now closed. Never the less, we went to the gate an did managed to board the plane. We ended up at the back of the plane but with a empty seat between us. We are on our way to Warsaw where I believe we will have to collect ...