Travel Blogs from Moscow
... t help ourselves!!!
“She”, he started “Doctor. You. Teacher.”
I looked at Roisin and pointed at her while addressing our new acquaintance Vasily, “Yes, she very good brain surgeon. Ask her nicely and she’ll cut you a new one!!!’
Vasily was still smiling as we left Starbucks. We didn’t look back.
10 minutes later we were standing in the Reception of the Ibis hotel.
... hose none of which work very well in fact Ian says he can spit more. We have 2 bunks, upper & lower, a seat opposite & a little table under our window. We are supplied with sheets, pillow cases & duvet covers, there are no duvets only a couple of very prickly blankets. We organise our stuff & try to make it home for the next 7 days, when the little man (lets call him the carriage butler) collects the water flask from our table & fills it with hot ...
... at all, although the younger people and hospitality industry staff are more likely to know some English.
I was quite capable of eating as a vegan in Russia; it’s just that restaurants tended to serve me the same few ingredients at every meal, so I got a bit tired of tomato-and-cucumber salad and roasted zucchini, eggplant, tomato and mushrooms. Things were better in St. Petersburg (and I found one of the vegetarian restaurants for ...
... amp; Apparently we weren't being as quiet as we thought we were, when we got into the room... ooops! Mint night though. Next morning... Me, Nick & Helen were a bit too tender to meet Julia at 10 with the rest of the group, so missed out on the souvenir market & went to look at st Basil's cathedral later on, at our own very slow hung over pace. We bumped into the rest of the group at parts throughout the day, but decided to take a boat tour & catch up with them later ...
... and I had a frozen cappuccino with ice cream and kahlua, followed by Armenian herbal tea, we watched evening descend on Moscow. It was lovely to see the towers of the Kremlin wall and the onion domes of the cathedrals all lit up as the night descended. On our way back to the Metro, we peeked into Red Square--which was closed in preparation for Victory Day on Friday--and saw St. Basil's all lit up. The perfect end of a perfect day.
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking