Andy's Travels 2006 travel blog

Around the outside of the Kremlin

The South Side of the Kremlin

Russian Fairytale Characters Outside Kremlin

Eternal Flame in memory of the un-known Solider of WWII

Entrance of Red Square - Now Russian History Museum

Lenin's Mausoleum in Red Square

Famous Tower of Kremlin from Red Square

St Basils Cathedral - Built 400 years before Church of Spilt Blood...

Moscow to be honest was a bit of a disappointment, it is no where near as nice as St Petersburg and the people are a lot less friendly. It is not really set up that well for tourists, although I suppose it has only been open to foreigners for about 15 years.

I'm definitely glad I went as it is pretty symbolic to be stood in the middle of Red Square or to walk around the Kremlin. Also seeing Lenin's mausoleum was cool although a bit weird and morbid, seeing he has been dead since 1924!

The Moscow underground is also an experience not to be missed as it takes quite a while to work out it all out.


My Trans-Siberian rail journey also started in Moscow which was quite cool, the train itself was really nice , and I was sharing a 4 berth carriage

with only one Russian lady which was cool and seeing her English was only just marginally better than my Russian it was an interesting 24 hours.

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