Zvezda Hotel

Yadrintseva Street 1, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Siberia, 664009, Russian Federation | Hotel
Prices starting from $135.00

Travel Blogs from Irkutsk

Irkutsk to Moscow

A travel blog entry by beakerage


... but it was still very hot and difficult to sleep. I thought about opening the window but it would have woken the Russian girl. The window was a bit of a silly design. My throat and head started feeling weird and I hoped very much that I wasn't getting another cold. Since it was just the Russian girl, Sverre and I, I felt comfortable sticking my legs out from underneath the sheet. But at 2am, the door slammed open and then suddenly someone was standing on my bed ...

Resolving Shashlik Regret

A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen


... t long before everyone started to get tired and wanted to go to bed. It was 10.30pm, but the sun was only just setting. It was a restless sleep for everyone for different reasons. The tour guide that thought Jess and I would be detained couldn't sleep because her cabin-mates were terrible snorers. I went to sleep quickly but I woke up about 2am thinking "wow this train is really jolting". During the day, the sound of the tracks was "click-clack click-clack.. (gap) ... ...

The Big Red Train Ride

A travel blog entry by johnlucas


... two or four of you then you share your own compartment, if you are on your own and travelling first or second class you will end up sharing with one or three strangers. The bookings system does not discriminate on sex so you could dream of being in a compartment with three beautiful Russian girls but inevitably you will end up with a fat British trainspotter with a BO problem and an Australian returning home with tons of luggage and an opinion on everything. If you are ...

Aladdin's Minivan to Listvyanka

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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... instant noodles at the kiosks.

On the day we arrived in Irkutsk we woke early and prepared to leave the train. It stops for 20 minutes, but with five pieces of luggage it is always good to get ready so that we can get off the train as quickly as possible. By this point in our trip we had become masters of moving our bags having done so on trains, planes and automobiles, as well as ferries and buses and taxis.

A young man with a ...

Last day in Commieville

A travel blog entry by almightyg73


... his cronies. So I settle in for a good relaxed night’s sleep, well mornings sleep as it’s now past 6am. Looking back it’s certainly been the adventure I expected so far and for that I would not change anything, certainly an experience to remember. I’m now looking forward to getting into Mongolia and seeing what that has to offer and saying goodbye to Russia. An experience certainly but not one I’m looking to relive any time in the near future aside from St ...


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