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Tag: Russia

The Kremlin

  Kremlin in Russian means fortress. Many Russian cities have a Kremlin.  The one on Moscow is the most famous, and therefore known as The Kremlin. They allow tours through, have a theatre (that used to hold 6000 members of the Communist Party for meetings), and armory with the crown jewels, and many old churches from when it was used as a fortress.  Parliament does not meet here and Putin does not live within the walls. Outside the visitors entrance on the bridge which used to be over a river to ward off attacks. Inside: The biggest cannon in the Read More

Wandering around Moscow

  Hello from Moscow! We started the adventure at the Sculpture Garden which will not be here if you ever come to Russia.  They are in the midst of destroying the sculptures left from different parks and monuments from Communist Russia.  This is their last few weeks on display in this “graveyard” of sculptures no longer wanted. This is the last sculpture of Stalin in Russia. And the founder of KGB which used to sit outside in the flower garden of the KGB headquarters. (former KGB headquarters) Gorky Park (from that song Wind of Change by the Scorpions) Cool Peter Read More