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... We then crossed the street and entered the huge GUM department store. Actually, it’s more like an indoor mall, filled with expensive boutiques and restaurants.
In the Soviet days, GUM was reserved for Communist Party officials and important dignitaries. But now, it’s open to anyone who can afford its prices.
Joyce and Marion had gone ahead, and were having tea at one of the restaurants.
Alan and I ...
... water food, and sleep.
The day had finally come to visit Red Square, the centerpiece of Russian and the world famous Saint Basils Catherdral (the cathedral on the cover of Tetris). We made our way on the metro to the stop nearest the square. Of course nothing is marked properly so we spent about an hour walking around the streets to the Kremlin and eventually made it to the adjacent red square. Like many famous locations it is smaller than ...
... It cost 250RUB. After wandering around the historic site I was tired, so I headed to my hotel by bus for another 30RUB. I checked in and went to Ulliams for a late lunch/early dinner. I had the vegetable salad and chicken soup for 750RUB. The soup was so good I got the chicken soup to go for dinner 300RUB. I went back to my hotel to catch up on my sleep.
... what I decide to do. Finally, some athletics. On the way I passed a small line of beggars. First a woman with animals, who I only spotted because a kitten was doing its own thing so she picked it up by the scruff of the neck and put it back on its pity podium. Next to her was a crippled lady, without upper limbs. At first I was a little fearful, then I realised she was ar (NO! ed). In the stadium, I loved the 4x400m heats. The Cubans messed up their 3rd change ...
... 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 ...