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Just arrived last night after a long day of travel! Seems interesting so far, although one cannot tell so much in the dark! Ya or nah, Russia? Tea...yay Russia Beer...yay Airport customs...nay English tv ...nay Street names nay Neon lights...nay Hoping that I don't get lost today wandering the city streets. The English speaking here is not as good as I had ...
... experience. First of all, like most of Moscow, no signs at all are in English and they are all in the Cyrillic alphabet. This makes you learn Cyrillic fast. Secondly, ticketing machines are also not in English. The advice we were given was to buy tickets from the booth and try to communicate ticket requirements with hand signals. Riiight. So like all good soviet experiences, you have to get in a long queue, then speak to a gruff lady who you hope sells you the tickets. ...
... where the athletes come after their race, then nearly didn't move when the first 100m semi finished and they came through. Oops. Some shots of athletes coming and going, while I just did a bit of spotting-Monsieur camera, ici Chambers. With a gap before the final I went for some food in the press box and to excite my inner fan boy a little more, Steve Cram came in and sat in front of me. I'd just read a friend posting on Facebook about Colin Jackson holding a pen on ...
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The flight from Bucharest to Moscow is about 2.5 hours. Or, at least it is supposed to be, until your captain comes on the intercom and announces that traffic at the Moscow airport is busy so we have to circle for another half an hour. On the upside, I got to finish the movie I was watching on the iPad.
I had to wait awhile for my luggage to arrive, but, the driver from the Sheraton was there waiting for me ...
... artisans used local logs, timber and old methods to build this huge wooden palace from the original plans. Quite breathtaking. As it is a new building, we got to wear dinky little blue plastic shoecovers to protect the floors. Quite the fashion item but effective.
LUNCH: Vera encouraged us to try some traditional Russian dishes at a local restaurant. The restaurant resembled an outdoor vine-covered area with rustic furniture. We ordered pancakes with ...