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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Swimming pool
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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I am sitting in the bathroom of the Hotel Volkhov in Veliky Novgorod but only the the wifi work best in here. I rose early in the morning in to find a Starbucks in St Petersburg to by one of their city mugs to add to my collection but to no avail. The last shipment were faulty and sent back so there were none to be had. It did, however, give me a …
... become an archbishop and who was the most important person in the community) upheld the tradition that only churches could be built of stone the timber houses are lost due to climate and fires. There are however the remains of over 40 churches in the town. Some these are still used. They were built partly for prayers but more importantly for storing goods during the harsh winters when prayers were said at home. Following an enjoyable meal in a very nice cafe in the ...
We are in the Russian city of Veliky
Novgorod which is about 3 hours up the track on the way to Moscow. It was our first train ride with many more to come.
The main attraction here is the Kremlin or old walled city. The walls are made of brick and are wonderfully preserved. Inside are a number of beautiful buildings with the most impressive ...
... to find some books on Novgorod in english. Sadly I only found the standard tourist book (which I bought). I guess there just isn't a market to translate all the serious historical texts on Novgorod. Yet another reason for me to keep learning Russian. The cake wasn't agreeing with me so I thought I should try some divine intervention and made my way to finally see inside St Sophia Cathedral. Actually I just wanted to see inside. Its very stunning inside. ...
... apartment which was in what can only be described as classic soviet era brutalist architecture that make the commission flats in Flemington look like the Grand Hyatt. Our hosts were two burly Russian ladies in their fifties, with who Ivan immediately started to flirt. Our host Nina, told us that there was no such thing as an ugly Russian woman, just not enough Vodka. Ivan responded that eyelids were invented to avoid ugly sex!! We all crammed into their living room to ...