- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Russian TV Channels Available
- TV Other Russia
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Travel Blogs from Moscow
... apparently needed to add up my seven 100 ruble notes. Obviously there was just too many notes for the job to be done by hand? Finally got the two 100 US dollar notes in my hot little hand and ran all the way back to the consulate.
There was a queue!
The queue slowly dwindled down but we did manage to get our Mongolian Visa’s application lodged at 3.5 minutes before 12 noon! The relief was huge but we also knew the ordeal ...
... the people have been helpful. No English, but they try and that's all I care about. When the metro stops, they wait for people to get off the train and my god, that was my biggest pet peeve in Asia.
The women here are very interesting and very tall. I saw several dozen my height or taller and lots of blond hair. I would say 50% look like old communist Russians with tough faces and the other half is very pretty... in a, I can kill you like ...
The midnight train to Moscow is 9 hours. After some quick math, Professor Coyle and I discerned that our average velocity was around 40 miles per hour….sound warping speed. Our "cabin" was about 50 square feet, consisted of two bunk beds, and had to fit three individuals along with their entourage of suitcases. After some small talk relating to the Boston Red Sox all three of us went to sleep in our clothes and shoes, basking in the ambiance of train ...
... and more churches, cathedrals, bell towers and history lessons! Yes, we even saw Mr Putin arrive for work in his helicopter. In the afternoon we took a river trip - which was really good in that it gave us time to reflect and piece it altogether.
From the above we hope that you get the message that we are extremely impressed with Moscow itself but will be well pleased when we are away from the surly service.
... the stadium and buses to take us to and fro. There are also some free tours, one of which is to The Kremlin and The Armory which we will definitely embrace.
Then it was off to the Opening Dinner held in a magnificent 18th Century building in a huge inner courtyard. Once speeches and presentations were done with we were entertained by some of Russia's finest artists. There was a great orchestra playing Tchaikovsky and classic favourites, then ...