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 Post subject: Scottish Gemological Association Hosts a trip to Moscow
PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:16 am 
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I'm going.....is anyone else interested?
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Gem Russia 13-21 August

Includes travel in Russia, accommodation, guides, entrance fees, assistance with visas

Does not include meals.

The cost will be £1,200 per person. As some things such as internal air travel , trains and accommodation have to be booked in advance a deposit will be necessary. This amount is being calculated but there is a degree of uncertainty as the numbers wishing to participate are not know at this time. More information later.

Preliminary programme

Please note that whilst the events will happen they may not happen exactly on the time or day indicated as we try and react to somewhat fluid circumstances.

13 August

Participants arrival. Everyone will be met at the airport. Accommodation: http://www.izmailovo.ru/ru/



7 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. Meet at the Hotel Foyer. Tourist 'minimum': maps, words, agenda

8 p.m. - 'Ice-breaking' buffet



14 August

9 a.m. Meet at the Hotel Foyer. Travel by public transport (http://engl.mosmetro.ru/ Partizanskaya - Oktyabrskaya)

10 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. Mineralogical museum tour http://www.fmm.ru

12:30 – 1 p.m. Moscow river boat tour http://cck-ship.ru/cck/ (starting from Gorkiy Park, ending at Kitay-gorod)

1.00 p.m. - 2 p.m. lunch

2.15 p.m. Travel by public transport (metro: Ploschad' Revolyutsii – Partizanskaya)

3 p.m. Visit to the 'Vernisazh' – amusing touristic town, flea-market, souvenir place: http://kremlin-izmailovo.com/english

5.30 pm Meet at the 'Vernisazh' exit

7 p.m. Meet at the Hotel Foyer.

8 p.m. Dinner



15 August

9 a.m. Meet at the Hotel Foyer. Travel by public transport (metro: Partizanskaya - Arbatskaya)

10 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. Diamond Fund http://www.almazi.net/

11.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. Kremlin Armoury http://www.kreml.ru/ru/museums/armoury/

12.30 p.m. - 1 p.m. Short walk around the Kremlin to the Red Square

1.30 p.m. Lunch

3 p.m. Visit to the Moscow State University. Gemmological Centre (rough diamonds workshop) and a museum 28 floor

8 p.m. Dinner possibly at Taras Bulba (Ukranian) http://cruises.about.com/od/russianrive ... aurant.htm or (Caucasus cuisine)



16 August

8 a.m. check-out

- Visit to the Diamond World

- Visit to the Central Assay Office

- Kazanskiy train station (4 p.m.) in time for 4.50 p.m. Departure for Ekaterinburg #016E (Moscow-Ekaterinburg)



17 August

6.14 p.m. Arrival to Ekaterinburg. Accommodation Ekaterinburg-Central http://hotelcentr.ru/rus/

8 p.m. Dinner. Meeting with the guides



18 August

9 a.m. Check-out. Travel by bus to the Emerald Mines area.

11 a.m. Visit to the dumps.

1 p.m. Accommodation in Zarechniy town. Lunch at the local cafe. Rest.

3 p.m. Visit to the Certification Centre for emeralds and alexandrites.

5-7pm Free time

7 p.m. Dinner, locally



19 Augusy

9 a.m. Check-out. Travel to the Lipovka pegmatite field .

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Collecting with the 'camp lunch' break

3.30 p.m. Departure for Ekaterinburg

6 p.m. Accommodation.

7 p.m. Dinner

9 p.m. Gordon’s Scottish pub!!



20 August

9 a.m. - noon Travel by bus to the Korkodino demantoid mine.

Noon – 2 p.m. tour at the mine and the mine shop

2 p.m. Boxed lunch

3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Travel by bus to Ekaterinburg via Europe-Asia sign. Photosession.

7 p.m. Dinner



21 August

9 a.m. Check-out (left luggage)

10.00 a.m. Visit Mineralogical museums with Treasure Room. The demantoid shop may be open!

Noon Departure for the airport

1.40 p.m. Flight S7 054 Ekaterinburg-Moscow (Domodedovo)

2.10 p.m. Arrival to Moscow.



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 Post subject: Re: Scottish Gemological Association Hosts a trip to Moscow
PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:19 am 
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Cool! Sweet trip!

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 Post subject: Re: Scottish Gemological Association Hosts a trip to Moscow
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And I that already booked a slot at the Swedish IPSC Championships... Darn.

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 Post subject: Re: Scottish Gemological Association Hosts a trip to Moscow
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Very cool but i'm not able to join.... :( ......any chance you could make a little deviation to Rome before or after the trip? 8)
just Lemme know!!! :wink:
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