Travel Blogs from Moscow
... Russian antipasto that started with caviar and blini and went on from there with salads, mushrooms and so on; Jerry and I had veal cutlet Pojarski, Jeanie had duck and Jeff had reindeer; the others had the Russian degustation, a little bit of five traditional Russian dishes. A Spanish rioja was the terrific accompaniment. Everyone was pleased. Dinner met our expectations-excellent food, elegant atmosphere, outstanding service-and very ...
... along a market street with several shops. There, a large billboard sign! But no train departing at 13:30 is shown. And everything in Cyrillic. We had planned an hour to cover the 3 km to the train station but now my hopes to be at the right place are sinking. Still no trains in plain view. Maybe we are at the wrong train station. Maybe this frigging Soviet-style system has hidden the main line to Moscow somewhere deep under the earth.
Maybe Sapsan is a nuclear-proof ...
... Scooters, tricycles, pedal quads, roller blades etc could be hired at several points.
It seems that the Russian love statutes and sculptures as they are just anywhere you look in any direction. They don’t do things half hearted either If you look at the design of the space centre you see what I mean. They designed a rocket blasting off into space right on top the building. When I walked around the building I saw that ...
... my "Gypsy Cab" was a legit guy looking to make some extra bucks. I got to the airport at 1:15. Domodedovo is the definition of chaos. This is dew to terrorist attacks. Security is tight and inefficient. I played the “dumb foreigner” card so I could check in to my flight in the business class kiosk instead of coach (which had about 100 people in line for it). I got through my passport/visa checkpoint ...
... a few occasions when the wind blew it was okay. We coped much better than the Spanish guy who ended up running around the group to keep warm! The tour was good and covered the main sights including the Red Square, changing of the guard and the outside of the Kremlin. Not the best free tour we have been on but worth it nevertheless.
The second tour of the day was still with our guide Dmitriy so we are beginning to ...
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