Travel Blogs from Novosibirsk
Our final stop in Siberia is in the city of Novosibirsk "New Siberia". Although not the coldest stop on our journey, as we head further west, the snow has become thicker on the ground and the dampness makes it feel much colder than the 6 below (Celsius) showing on the station thermometer. It looks like there has been another dusting of snow overnight and there are work crews out in force in the city shoveling snow and ice on to trucks to de dumped in ...
... Refixed exhaust at a cross roads in the rain, not fun.
When near towns and at stations the provanista locks the loos as the the flush goes straight onto the tracks. Today I woke up and JUST missed the loo being open as we spent the next hour plodding into Omsk and sitting at the station...Yowzers!
Both our fellow kupe passengers alight at Omsk in the morning so we have the compartment now to ourselves for the next 9 hours. This gives D a chance to sleep (on the top ...
... a bowl of beetroot borsht soup at the top-rated Bosco Cafe right on the Square. Then it's back to pick up our bags, say our final goodbyes to Paul & Laura (who are playing volleyball with a balloon, with their heads, when we arrive) and then Paul's driver kindly drops us at the main station to catch the Aeroexpress train to get our 3.5 hour flight. Next stop, Gatwick - then home to my own ...
... The seats were wet because it was snowing and even where there was a blanket, it was wet as well. We take off around the park and I so feel like there should be wolves. Too many movies or too many books on Russian winters with people being pulled out of troikas by hungry wolves. We took a shorter way around that the other sleighs and I thought we were done but she had needed an ...
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Other places to stay in Novosibirsk
Lenina ulitsa, d. 21, Novosibirsk | 3 star hotelfrom $100
2, Dobrolyubov street, Novosibirsk | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Vokzalnaya magistral', 1, Novosibirsk | 3 star hotelfrom $92
Vostocgnyj Poselok St 9a, Novosibirsk | Hotelfrom $149
88/8 Airport Street, Novosibirsk | Hotelfrom $134