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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

Excursion Under Snow in Air Force Museum in Monino

If compare with nice sunny warm days at the beginning of the month, during the last week the weather in Moscow became nasty, lots of rains and low temperatures, but today was quite exciting day for my current clients, Tom and Kerry from Australia. They hired my services far in advance (in January) on the dates of thier staying in Moscow, from 16 till 19 of April, with planning personal itineraries for sightseeing tours and and purchasing tickets in Old Circus...

Posted on April 17, 2008

Patriarch Alexii II Releasing Doves on the Holiday of the Annunciation

On April 7th, the holiday of Annunciation of the Mother of God, I organized for my Australian clients a special tour to the Grand Kremlin and Faceted palaces on the first half of the day and after this tour we planned to see cathedrals and Armory museum of the Moscow Kremlin. For a while I was waiting for my clients from this special tour, so I decided to hang around the grounds of the Kremlin to take some interesting pictures...

Posted on April 7, 2008

Starting personal photo-album of "My Family"

An idea to create a special photo album dedicated to My Family at my website appeared long time ago, but I was not sure if it would be interesting and worthwhile to post personal pictures of my family. It might be interesting for visitors looking for personal services, as well as my former clients and friends, to see how I live, new pictures of me, my lovely wife and pets and, of course, some interesting news of our family which I can post with these pictures...

Posted on February 29, 2008

My New Digital SLR Camera - Nikon D300

Currently (at the end of January 2008), I am quite busy with my repeat clients, mostly business people, and had not time for a while to learn its manual, but I have already tested it and made several shots of my pets. I was so excited even I forgot that several minutes earlier that I was very tired after a Moscow By Night tour with my clients...

Posted on January 31, 2008
A Letter with Season Greetings from Canada

A Letter with Season Greetings from Canada

At the end of the past winter holidays (in Russia Dec 30 - Jan 08) I received via post a letter from Olga and Bill Rogers who used my services in Moscow during almost a week (6 days) at the end of June 2007. When I opened a big envelope I was greatly surprised with a handmade calendar...

Posted on January, 2008
Ice Rink at Cathedral of Christ the Savior

Ice Rink at Cathedral of Christ the Savior

On the first days of 2008 the temperature of air in Moscow lowered down to -16..-18 C (+3…0 F), but was not snow on the grounds yet. This picture of Cathedral of Christ the Savior with view of frozen Moscow River (Moskva-Reka) that looks as like ice rink I took very early morning after seeing off my current client from USA to airport. It was soo cold that after operating my camera about ten minutes, my hands and feet almost freeze, but I was awarded several great pictures and one of them in front of you.

Seasons Greetings from Russia - Happy Holidays!

Hanukkah is now well under way, and Christmas is only one week away... Winter holidays are coming and many people in a lot of countries have already started to shop for Christmas gifts and to think about how they can greet the New Year of 2008...

Posted on December 18, 2007

Johnny Weir Won Gold Medal at Cup of Russia in Moscow

Today was the second day of competition for Cup of Russia (Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2007/2008 in Moscow) and I was very happy when Johnny told me himself that he is in first place so far in context.

Posted on November 24, 2007

Stories about Moscow and St. Petersburg by Millie Ball

Recently, Millie Ball, who is travel journalist from New Orleans, USA, posted at her blog two very interesting stories about her trip to Russia. She was here, in Moscow, with her husband, Keith Marshall, at the end of October and used my services as a guide and driver couple of days. It was very interesting to work with them...

Posted on November 16, 2007

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.

See you in Moscow!