The day started in fog - most unseasonable. We are not impressed with the hotel - breakfast is even more limited today and neither of us had a good nights sleep on one of the worst mattresses imaginable - lumpy and you could feel the springs. Still, after checking out, we sallied forth to look round the sights of Vladimir. First stop was a monastery - except it turned out to be a museum of space travel and not a good one! After ditching that, we found that there ...
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We were moving on today to Vladimir (about 200km east) so we decided to make a leisurely day of it. Last night we heard the news about Matt & Cheryl's engagement - Fran was thrilled so had to get emails out before we could move on. (It was either this or the first plane home to start organising the wedding!). We then made our way to Kursk station and managed to get tickets at first attempt - impressed myself with my 6 words of Russian! The train was good - we...