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Aug 28, 1976 - Moscow

We missed breakfast as we had our times mixed up but lickily caught the 9am tour to the Exhibition of Economic Achievement. This is a recreational area covering 500 acres and we only saw a small portion. The highlights were the Space Pavillion, and a film shown on a circular screen. We were driven back to the hotel for lunch and then we spent the afternoon at our leisure rather than go on a tour. We went back to Red Square and took a look through GUM Department Store. Went to the Berioska Store (a shop that sold unique goods for foreign...

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Aug 27, 1976 - Moscow

After breakfast we were taken by our new guide, Lana, on a tour of The Kremlin which included the Armoury Chamber, which is a fantastic museum of articles from before the revolution. We were taken back to the hotel for lunch and at 2.30pm went on the sight-seeing touor of Moscow, which was very interesting but unfortunately rather rushed. When we arrived back at the hotel we were given about 30 minutes rest and then we were taken to the oldest monastery (The Novospassky Monastery) in Moscow where we were shown a collection of icons and...

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Aug 26, 1976 - Moscow

We had caviar for breakfast! The time between then and lunch I spend reading and had a snooze. After lunch we played cards for quite a while then we all spent our time watching the suburbs of Moscow go by. We arrived at the central station about 6.30pm and were taken to Hotel Intourist which is just off Red Square. We had a lovely dinner - more caviar again, red this time. Then we went for a walk over to the Square and around St Basil's Cathedral, and stood in front of Lenin's tomb. An awesome feeling to be here. Had a drink in the hotel...

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