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RUSSIA...Magnificent Moscow & its Magnificent Moments #1

August 29th 2020
Like a concerto the Russian rivers carried us in three movements...two fast outer movements and a slow lyrical middle movement. I do not know if t'was its classical or purely Russian form but it was punctuated with cadenzas...brilliant dramatic solo passages where soloists play and the orchestra pauses and remains silent. Soloists standing or sitting in front of the orchestra contrasting the ... read more
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Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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29th August 2020

The Metro - want to do an "all in"
I wish I had the time to go to Moscow only to spend 4 or 5 days to go to every station of the Moscow Metro. I'd enjoy that I think. Or would I get "templed out"? Maybe? Anyway, I have a soft spot for cool Metro systems. London Metro and Paris Metro are also pretty cool. Stockholm Metro is also often mentioned as one of the more spectacular in the world actally. None of those can compare to Moscow of course. But I think there might be one Metro system with even more spectacular stations than Moscow namely Pyongyang Metro. But I've only seen two stations there so I can't really tell. /Ake
29th August 2020

The Metro - want to do an "all in"
I was looking forward to the Moscow Metro, Ake and found the history as interesting as its splendid ornamentation. I agree needs plenty of time to properly explore as I understand each station is different. Another in the World that is up there is Tashkent in Uzbekistan which was built after the city was destroyed in an earthquake.

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