Moscow - the Capital of Russia 8/26 - 9/6/2007

A large city - very congested. Sadly, we spent more time in the bus going to-and-fro than actually seeing sights. What we saw was quite interesting - St. Basil's, the Kremlin, remarkable state treasures, art, etc.
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Moscow is synonymous with TRAFFIC.
A person being pushed in a wheel chair, splitting lanes, passed our bus — TWICE!
Statue at entrance to Moscow's port on the Volga.
Moscow State University.
Moscow panorama. Notice the red and white heating plant stacks in the middle on the horizon.
Central heating plant - steam is piped to apartment building from central heating plants to supply heat and hot water. No heat from May to October and hot water is off for one month for maintenance.
Modern apartment building.
Modern buildings