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14, Petchatnikov str, Yekaterinburg, Urals, 620146, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Ekaterinburg, the witness to tragedy

A travel blog entry by nicholas.napoli

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... bunk mate was a nice middle aged Russian woman. She didn't say much but was nice. The treasure on this ride was Felix, our neighbor's kitten. Probably one of the cutest kittens I've ever seen. He kept us entertained for hours. Train days are lazy, naps, a little blogging, a little Mongolian history lesson from Dan Carlin's podcast, and even some Adam Corolla, still the day goes by slow. I didn't get much sleep, but that normal on the ...

They May Not Smile A Lot But They Are Friendly

A travel blog entry by sheilarickbevis

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... for parents to reject their babies. Orphanages are the only growth industry and they produce damaged, disfunctional individuals. There is no work beyond tending a veg patch and as the population dwindles, schools close and many are left without schooling. Escape to the city often leads to homelessness or prostitution. Russian internet brides are plentiful but beware; they may come with a deal of emotional baggage. One legacy of the socialist era are the ...

Guests of honour

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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... is in the top 100 cities for number of skyscrapers, apparently. We found the church of blood, on the site of the house where the Romanovs were killed. Ornate, icons all over, and portraits of the sainted Romanovs at one end. No pews, and the altar is hidden behind doors, so the whole thing seems smaller than you'd expect. There's an exhibition of the Romanovs and, um, some other things-without Russian we couldn't work out the significance of the few pictures of other dead people. ...

A City of 'Bloody History'

A travel blog entry by thelongroadhome

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... 8217; via the train station to get our tickets for the next journey. The church was built in 2001 over a period of 3 years. It was privately funded and is completely over the top with decoration. The church was built as close as possible to the site in which the Tsar family were inprosiond in April and then killed July 1918. In the small basement there were 22 people in total, there were 11 killed, 7 family members and their helpers and 11 firing squad. ...

Interesting history and high heels

A travel blog entry by herriejeroenski

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... of the Europe and Asian border. A great and informative day, thanks Irina and Julia!
In the evening we met Andreas from Danmark, who accidentally booked the hostel one month later than the date that he arived haha! He was good company; we went out till early morning and drank a good portion of piwo.
Monday 25-06
Hangover! But we still wanted to see the Church of Blood. Normally we are used to churches that are a zilion years ...

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This hotel, located on 14, Petchatnikov str, Yekaterinburg, is near Eburg circus, Yekaterinburg War Memorial, Rastorguyev-Kharitonov's House, and Arbad.
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