Sokolniki

6 1st Boevskaya street, Moscow, Central Russia, 107014, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Moscow

Moscow then back to St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by suetrevsal

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... station to catch our train. There was a last minute hiccup when Trev realised we had dispensed with all our Roubles and the taxi driver would only take Roubles however after signing his life away at the bank Trev had sufficient Roubles to pay the taxi driver.

We arrived at the station on time and despite not understanding the language managed to locate the correct platform then waited with the milling crowd to board the train. On a scale of 1 to 10 ...

The Grumpy Grey Land of Moscow......

A travel blog entry by gemchild

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... hostel had given us to the Russian tube names written on maps, as well as smiling sweetly to grumpy Russians and hope they lend a helping hand, and they did :) although one helpful Russian was carrying a tin of Gin and Tonic around with him so maybe that's why he was so smiley. I think he's been the only one!

We finally arrived at the ...

Goodbye Europe!

A travel blog entry by hatandtubbz

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... the border into Belarus and we were again required to hand over our passports for our visas to be stamped. Unpredictably, the train then started rolling backwards (!) ending up in large train depot where each carriage was individually lifted off the ground (a bit like a car MOT with the passengers inside), while the train bogies were changed underneath (this is because the rail tracks are a different size in Russia to Europe). So, late in the evening, we sat listening ...

A Perfect First Day

A travel blog entry by maryandmarty

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... steps going back up. Costs around $3.00 to actually use said historic toilet. Marty says he might actually avail himself of the opportunity before he goes home.

St. Basil's Cathedral is one of those places that is much more impressive "in person" than in pictures. It is, as you might expect, well. . .tacky--those onion domes! Those colors! The ornamentation. . .yet it is quite beautiful and impressive. I will need a good bit of time ...

A Moscow Weekend

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... There was the Church of the Assumption, the Church of the Patriarch, the Church of Annunciation, the Church of the Archangel St. Michael , Ivan the Great Bell Tower, and then the smallest church with the longest name, Church of the Holy something, holy something, holy,holy, something something something. Wish I'd had time to write it down because I couldn't find it anywhere on line ...

   

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