Amaks City Hotel
Travel Blogs from Krasnoyarsk
... shave'. ( now referred to as the Three S's). The 'Life is ****' * phrase also pops out to laughs at this point as well as a summary to other conversations in our assessments of day-to-day life as we know it. *(Earlier in a conversation about peters baseball cap collection I show him my 'life is ****' hat which features an embroidered picture of a stick man carpenter who's just nailed his hand to a plank).
Finally seated we enjoy a beer, one each for me and D, along with ...
... don't open and from midday until four the heat in here is absolutely stifling! Younger girls and women skimp down to impossibly small shorts and strappy tops and all men just wander about in boxers. Most people seem to just lay down and doze at this point.
Wednesday morning I'm awoken around 9.30am Irkutsk time (duno what the local time is, need to work out where i am to know that!) by keep-your-clementines lady and her family leaving the train. In their place ...
... closer. On peering out the window I saw my Providnista with a large metal bar, striking something under the carriage. I can only assume her purpose was to dislodge ice and snow on some piece of machinery the function of which is critical to the operation of the train. But who knows, it might be some satanic ritual performed when we cross a time zone.
I ventured to the dining car for breakfast and was greeted by a pleasant ...
Our second journey with the Transsiberian Railway
Our second ride with the transsiberian railway took us further 2.287km east from Yekaterinburg to Krasnoyarsk, which is the regional capital of the Krasnoyarsk region.
This time we had booked tickets for the 2nd class (kupe), which is structured in compartments of four beds (two upper and two lower) and has a door that can be locked from the inside. Instead of another set of berths alongside ...
... an amusement park set up in a park near the town square. It is very dinky...think Royal show 1970 and you are somewhere near it.
Just when I opened my big mouth about the weather it has turned cold again. I was the only person wearing shorts today and everyone was looking strange at me. It is so cold I am back to beenie and jacket. The other day was 28 today 12.
Today we might get to double figures. It was 9deg when I went for a walk ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Pets allowed