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... lit to give the impression of a cellar. Standing here was a particularly moving experience. The original house where the eleven murders took place was demolished in 1977 when Boris Yeltsin was mayor of the city, then known as Sverdlovsk. Apparently just a couple of months ago there was an obituary in the English newspapers to the very last remaining Romanov, who passed away, presumably peacefully, in the south of France I believe. Our guide ...
I have a dormitory all to myself - what a luxury !
However, since when is it 5 degrees in the middle of summer with a 40% chance of a snow shower ?
Yes, that was the forecast.
Time to get 5 layers of clothing on.
Today I was off to the Ganina Yamma.....the most sacred place in Russia for the Russian Orthodox Church.
The former rulers in Russia were the Romanov's, who were murdered in Yekaterinburg (mother, father and ...
I am not sure if it has been mentioned so far but I (Allan) have been having a few problems with swollen Achilles tendons for which I have bought soothing gel and thanks to Sam, while in Portugal, was given stretching exercises to do for a range of aches and pains, not that I like to complain much! Well I had realized that I had been overstretching and probably damaged my calf muscles (not that I am not grateful, Sam!). On top of that I had just ...
... discovered, and DNA testing confirmed they were those of the royal family. They were then buried in St Peter and Paul Cathedral in St Petersburg, but not before the Russian Orthodox church declared the family to be saints. The house where the executions took place was demolished in 1974 by then mayor of Yekaterinburg Boris Yeltsin. Since their canonisation by the church, a massive Byzantine style church dedicated to the now saintly family was built on the sight. It was this church I ...
... Ciaran's extra Russian allowed him to order porridge, though not to interpret which options were available nor which he would get. I pointed at a sandwich and struggled with a drink; none of the cold ones were on show. Still, hot water did the trick. After midday we wandered. After the Beatles' and Qwerty monuments-incongruities both-we headed for the 53 floor skyscraper from where you get a panoramic view of the city. There's even a free audio ...