Day 6 -  Seeing Moscow

Sergey and I alighted our train from Leningrad to Moscow at 4:15am this morn', so we had a few hours to waste 'til the hostel opened for business.

Fortunately, it has an area for folk like us that arrive at odd hours to grab some shut eye after lugging a bicycle bag a kilometre and then contending with an unexpected four legged visitor.

Vladimir Lenin's Mausoleum Tomb - centre of above pic

The Kremlin

Red Square

Sergey commented that Russia wastes money on 'glittering' Moscow for tourism; moneys that could be going to old age pensions and better State health care.

The jingle-jangle hanging spikes in the above pic that extend about 700m down the walking plaza are a recent example