As promised, I am back with my Moscow impressions. Being a tourist in my “own” country gives me an interesting perspective to understand the background of things, but still see them detached and curious.
What is always breathtaking for me – sorry for the trivial take -is the Red Square. It is not only huge but it reminds me of a fairy-tale, see for yourself:
( me walking down the Red Square)
The oldest shopping center in Moscow (on the Red Square, facing Kremlin):
The figure-skating place directly on the Red Square:
Another impressive building being renovated (Red Square):
One negatively impressive thing – A WINTER WITHOUT SNOW in Russia – it is something one can not really imagine and many people feel depressed missing snow.. . The only(artificial) snow I found was on the Red Square:
When in Moscow, do not miss the underground (apart from the outstanding design of most stations, it is so overcrouded that my white coat became black) :), but still it is fun to be among such a crowd and to watch people.
I was also impressed by the quality of service at some places like Kafe-Haus:
There I met a nice Russian girl who was so kind to let me take her picture:
Otherwise I could only make photos of the gilrs rushing like that:
And, honestly – so many really beautiful faces… even me, I was heavily impressed (sorry could not take close ups of all of them).
And these are my lovely parents…
…who loved to feed mw with caviar for breakfast:
More impressions are coming in the next post! 🙂