Travel Blogs from Moscow
... interesting, Moscow traffic was bad, even well into the evening. Then when we found somewhere they had no secure parking despite saying on line, Not wanting to leave the car and out camping gear on the side of a road in the middle of Moscow we found a hotel with parking a little out of town. Finally collapsing into bed at 01:00 at night.
Once again it had been a very interesting and testing weeks, I am hoping this becomes a luttle easier but we will see!
... this time, my suitcase had disappeared (12 hours later found in unclaimed baggage - just before we flew out) and we were both very upset. Our Russian River Cruise couldn't happen & we weren't allowed out of the transit lounge. We were unable to go to an ATM to get some Russian money to buy food; we were truly blessed by a young man who just gave us some money which we used to buy 2 bottles of water & a ...
... outside and into the walls of the Kremlin. For those like me that did not know; a"kremlin" is a fortress with tall walls surrounding a community of churches etc. There are many kremlins in Russia but the one we all think of is the Kremlin in Moscow. When walking in it you are simply awestruck with the architecture. The buildings are magnificent. We did enter one church, but photography was forbidden. The inside from the walls to ...
... hidden in some dishes) much to our dismay. The rest of the journey passed relatively smoothly, arriving in Moscow approximately 32 hours later, and spending an hour walking in circles to find a street which apparently they have 3 of?! Literally like having Pitt St and George St. In Sydney all named Pitt St 1, Pitt St 2 etc. Eventually we did find it however, and it is actually lovely, because of summer it is ...
21:35 Moscow to Irkutsk
22:10 Irkutsk to Ulaanbaatar
07:15 Ulaanbataar to Beijing
Total distance: 12379km
View from the window: tall birch trees, dense taiga forest, then trees thinning out to flat plain and some swamps, less and less trees becoming Siberian plain, semi desert and blue skies, culminating in majestic Chinese mountains.
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