Travel Blogs from Moscow
went to the circus the other night which was very good however it was a bit disappointing to see that they still use animals as a major part of their acts. Even Australian cockatoos and wallaby were featured.
Spent a fair bit of time at Red Square watching rehearsals for the upcoming Military Tattoo which was great. Saw the changing ...
... Hilton Bucharest concierge desk was great!). The airport confirmed to him that the flight was still expected to leave at 3 PM, as originally scheduled. Skeptical, I kept my original shuttle for 12:20 PM.
One final note on the Hilton Athenee hotel in Bucharest-their airport "shuttle", which costs only 10 Euro, is actually a Mercedes. I shared my "shuttle" with one other person, another business traveler from England. I cannot recommend ...
... enticed by the offering on the menu of 'Bao', the Taiwanese pork bun, and I was keen to see what the Russian twist would be like. But the cold, Central-Russian woman inside said it was unavailable. Without looking at the price, I ordered a sushi set together with a bowl of ramen and a coffee. Later I realised that I'd ordered over thirty dollars worth of sushi, but still ate the whole thing, knowing that it would fill me up for a good portion of the day. Indeed, I didn't ...
... une exposition de photo sur la Russie d'apres guerre. Dans un melange de genre assez particulier, notre billet d'entree nous donnait aussi le droit de visiter une deuxieme exposition, intitulee Cowboys & Nudes, dont le titre etait aussi evocateur que les photos presentees.
Day 2: To the Gulag
We spent the second night hosted by my friend Diana, a classmate from the LSE, and her housemate. Despite some initial difficulties in ...
... photo permit again. I am always happy to do so but I hate that we cannot use flash. I can understand that for antiques and such that can be damaged by constant flashing but this was all reproductions so I think they could stand up to a few flashes. It probably gets repainted every few years but no flash today so sometimes you just can't get a shot without a tripod.
Anatoly was not ...
- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool