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A Tale of Two Russian Cities..It was the worst of times and....

Sep 15th, 2008, 02:45 AM
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Sox - why should you be discouraged from going? In fact, to get political for a moment, I would go sooner rather than later just in case there is some "diplomatic incident" and it harder again to visit (smile).

So much to see. Sure, it can be a challenge if you don't speak Russian (I don't, but did learn the alphabet beforehand - imho, a "must") but people are people everywhere and you'll meet many who will are glad to help.

Never took a taxi so can't comment. The subway system is excellent (and the buses too in St P - never quite had the need or the courage to use one in Moscow).

So do go.

Cheers.


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Sep 15th, 2008, 03:15 AM
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Sox, you cannot NOT go. It would be amazing to witness what your son is doing.

I do not regret for one second going to Moscow. Yes, the subways are always crowded, but I'm a 63 yr old female people call tiny and I survived quite nicely, thankyouverymuch.

GO. Enjoy. Build a great memory!!
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