Travel Blogs from Moscow
We docked in Moscow at 1.00pm on yet another beautiful sunny day. Sadly for us our cruise along the Russian lakes and rivers had come to an end. This had been a wonderful experience from start to finish and we were sorry not to be completing the Moscow part of the tour.
Initially it looked like we wouldn't get to see any of Moscow as we needed to be at the train station by 4.00pm to catch our train back to St. Petersburg. However, after talking to the ...
... on our back). We decided to get a taxi down, it was only £10 more expensive and decided to treat it as a last luxuary before the 15hour long bus journeys kick in with soaring temperatures and packed like sardines with a bunch of locals we surely will not understand - my picture book 'this please' should hopefully lend a hand here!
On arrival at ...
Today is Monday, July 15th. We started out our day with a tour of the Metro. We went deep into the Metro and viewed the fabulous architecture and art at three different Metro station locations. Then we came up and Bob went off with the group to Arbat Street to buy last minute souvenirs and t-shirts and Russian dolls for the boys and grandchildren. I went back to the hotel to ...
... br> Follow the Moskva, down to Gorkij Park. I listened to no winds of change, but I did whistle a little diddy and had a nice relaxing stroll in the leisure centre of Moscow, before trying to find postcards and stamps. Easier said than done; Peddlers catering to tourists usually throw themselves at prospective customers with all sorts of trinkets and tidbits, including, but not in the least limited to, postcards. Not so in Russia. On my excursion to Moscow's only post ...
... guess it comes down to sitting tight and wait for the rush on low cost flights / carriers to die down and then harvest the fruits of persistence, continuity and keeping standards to a high level. Well, I am obviously no expert but theres me hoping for the better ...... So, tomorrow is my first flight to Tokyo and let me tell you I am V E R Y excited. Although Ive been to Japan on a couple of occasions I am very curious to see what has changed, if ...
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