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... s perspective on the Ukraine and whether it was considered better now than before the wall came down. Unfortunately, Inga's response was milk toast neutral with no opportunity for discussion, as though Putin's press secretary had answered directly. Boring, and no cure for my narcolepsy. We must have been shown at least 10 monuments that were erected to honor Russia's victory over Napoleon. The rest of the world is appreciative that Russia defeated ...
... on the history of the EU. He is Elizabeth Vargas' father, the ABC correspondent. Col. Vargas retired after 30 years from the military where he served in Brussels in the diplomatic cops for 15 years and then taught at the University of Nevada. We talked to him afterwards for quite a while. We watched the sailing from the Observation Lounge and it was finally ...
... family was arrested during the revolution, and
- the palace library.
Many other people had the same idea as us (to spend the rainy day in the museum) so it was quite crowded in the museum and very muggy. I had to sit by the windows in a few rooms just to get some fresh air and I drank several bottles worth of water during the visit. Its one of those places that is just so massive with so much art that you have to be ok with not seeing entire wings and just focus on ...
... served us, was extremely helpful with the all cyrillic menu, and we ended up with beof stroganoff with ratatouille and what we expected to be pork and saute potatoes, but which ended us a chicken Kiev. Mandi had a fresh squeezed apple juice, and I had 500ml of the recommended house beer. It was somewhat cloudy but excellent with an unexpected kick given its light taste, or maybe I am still jet lagged?
... is very proud. We walk some more only to find out that places are closed or being restored. Another day and a lot more walking. It's very cold and the bridge we wanted to see is closed for restoration. That's it, this place is really annoying. We take a taxi to the Hermitage museum, hoping to buy a ticket for the following day. However when we get there, there are no queues and hardly any visitors. What a pleasant surprise! Change of plan, we visit the Hermitage museum! We ...