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Jul 2, 2011 - Begin the Tran-Siberian adventure

Being that our train leaves late we had the day to continue our adventures in Moscow. With an early start we bee-lined for Lenins Mausoleum. The queue grew quickly, most with Chinese. I was interested in this visit as in high school i read animal with great interest. For the burial of the "Father of the Revolution", it was decided that something special had to be arranged. In 1929, architect Aleksei Shchusev was commissioned to design a more lasting home for the body than the original wooden room. The result, unveiled a year later, was a...

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