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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

A Special Day, But For Wrong Reasons

Editor: In your Women's Day issue, your "What Is To Be Done" column contained suggestions for a special day out. This letter is in no way a complaint but just a recollection of our day in "the woods and world of Dr. Zhivago." Well, there was no problem to get the tickets for the elektrichka. And we had seats all the way to Peredelkino. But that was the best part of the day. At the Villa Peredelkino apparently there was a change in management and they take no cash -- only American Express or Olbi credit cards, neither of which I have. So, no lunch... We were told that there was a nice restaurant a little further up the road. And there was also the Pasternak museum that, yes, was open today. Well, neither the bar nor the restaurant or the museum was open... So we strolled through the woods back to the railway station and then we went home where we had an excellent (microwaved) home-cooked dinner... Best regards and no hard feelings. Benedikt Morak Moscow