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Great Celebrations in Russia - National team beats Netherlands in Euro-2008

On the evening of the quarterfinals of the European Championship, I was providing a "Moscow By Night" tour for my current clients, four ladies from Seattle in the USA. We started our tour right before the game at 10:30 p.m. local time. Of course, I wanted to hear this game and asked my clients if they wouldn't mind if I turned the radio to a very low volume to be able to hear if the Russian team would win the match in Basel...

Posted on June 22, 2008

UEFA Champions League Final Took Place in Moscow

From May 20 till 22 I provided services for my client from London who came to Moscow with his friend from Poland and father-in-law from Israel to support their favorite team Chelsea against Manchester United in UEFA Champions League Final that took place in Moscow on May 20th. Upon their arrival to Moscow, they checked in to their hotel and relaxed a little a bit after flight.  That evening, we went on a night tour of Moscow...

Posted on May 23, 2008

About Family Tour to Yaroslavl and Kostroma

Last weekend my wife and I had a great time on a bus tour to the region known as the Golden Ring of Russia. We visited the cities of Yaroslavl and Kostroma. We were very lucky to have beautiful weather, it was sunny with small puffy clouds for almost the whole weekend and I took a lot of interesting pictures during the tour which was a gift from my wife to me for my birthday...

Posted on May 20, 2008

Service Availability Announcement on May 17-22, 2008

On the current weekend, May 17-18, I and my wife Olga are going to Yaroslavl and Kostroma. Currently I am receiving many requests for my services from football fans who coming to Moscow to attend their favorite teams, but I would like to inform with excuse that I have already booked my services on May 20-22.

Posted on May 16, 2008
A Case with Wrong Parking (Part III)

A Case with Wrong Parking (Part III)

...A short time later, after seeing my wife off to her work at the hospital very early in the morning  (7 am) and while it was still night in Austria, I went downtown to take some interesting photos during the last repetition of Victory Parade on the Red Square I met on Tverskaya street one photographer from Minsk (capital of Belorussia) and one from St. Petersburg and during the parade was able to relax a little bit from the current problem...

Posted on May 13, 2008
A Case with Wrong Parking (Part II)

A Case with Wrong Parking (Part II)

On May 4th about 5 PM, after seeing off my Austrian clients, Rupert, Alexandra, Victor and Jana, at Domodedovo airport, I was able to quickly get a ticket and catch the "AeroExpress" train which goes to  Paveletsky railway station in the center of Moscow within 45 minutes. On the way to Moscow I was very upset...

Posted on May 12, 2008
A Case with Wrong Parking (Part I)

A Case with Wrong Parking (Part I)

With posting this picture of the Dworak family and me (taken by a passing tourist as we stood in Red Square in front of St. Basil's cathedral), I would like to tell you the story of their last day in Moscow and the big problem we were about to encounter. But, at this moment we were quite happy :-)…

Posted on May 10, 2008

Victory Day Greetings - May 9th, 2008

With the current hot news I would like to send greetings to our veterans, defenders of our Motherland and to all people in the World on the 63rd anniversary of Great Victory and finalizing the most terrible war in human history. During the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945 more than 27 million souls perished in the USSR… Health, Peace and love to all people in the World...

Posted on May 9, 2008
The general repetition of Victory Parade passed on May 5th, 2008

The general repetition of Victory Parade passed on May 5th, 2008

The general repetition of Victory Parade in honour of 63rd anniversary of the Great Victory (1945) passed on May 5th. In the military parade on May 9th (Victory Day), 2008, participated about 7000 members of the armed forces plus 400 troopers in mechanized military motorcades, but also it will be brought into play 32 aircrafts of Air Forces of Russian Federation...

Posted on May 5, 2008

The Ballet "Romeo and Juliet" was shown in Moscow

The ballet "Romeo and Juliet" was shown in Moscow from 18 to 20 of April by the troupe "Deutsche Oper am Rhein" from Düsseldorf and it was a part of the Festival of Modern German Choreography supported by Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. The Festival, which runs from March 27 through April 24, showcases the best German performers and strengthens the cultural interchange between Germany and Russia...

Posted on April 21, 2008

About Me in Short

Guide, Driver and Photographer Arthur Lookyanov

My name's Arthur Lookyanov, I'm a private tour guide, personal driver and photographer in Moscow, Russia. I work in my business and run my website from 2002. Read more about me and my services, check out testimonials of my former business and travel clients from all over the World, hit me up on Twitter or other social websites. I hope that you will like my photos as well.

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