Hiking in the Cinque Terre

Tuesday, October 6, 2009


Kremlin Walls, Palace and Cathedrals
World-renown Bolshoi Theater, first constructed 1781, subsequent fires caused it to be rebuilt a few times, currently getting a purported $1 billion upgrade (yes, that's a billion)

Monument of Grand Duke Yury Dolgoruky, the founder of Moscow in 1156

One of Stalin's Seven Sisters: The Hotel Ukraina. Constructed from 1953-1957, 34 floors, the last of the "series."

Lenin Stadium (today it's called the Luzhniki Olympic Complex), opened 1956, seating capacity 78,000 plus

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