Travel Blogs from Chelyabinsk
.eft well early made good progress fantastic roads into the sun and later climbing into the hills and lakes, similar to Norway Canada loads of trees great roads until the afternoon roadworks took over huge queues of lorries. But a pleasant ride no less, was aiming to go bit further but lost two time zones today so two hours less riding I am now five hours ahead. Nice hotel tonight update stuff on wifi and then back to camping or cheapo ...
... days hosted by Chelyabinsk Compressor Plant. Started only 12 or 13 years ago, Albert and his team of now over 500 employees have grown this enterprise to a 50 million a year going concern producing air compressors. Frankly, I do not recall ever having met such warm and alive business people. As we stepped off the plane we were met by a quiet "Roy?" I turned to meet Evgenlya, a tall beautiful girl that so reminded me of my Jean (pronounced ...
... guts. They’re not as explosive as bumble bees but are still a pain in the ****. My hotel escort is a truck driver and tells me it’s 7080km from here to Vladivostok. His precision makes me think he’s correct and he draws a very bumpy looking road and says that goes on for 500km. All to look forward to. Plan a big day tomorrow to get as close to Omsk as possible. Going to have to do a detour to avoid going in to Kazakhstan. ...
To hear the name of Siberia is freezing but to be there was lovely. The people are nice and friendly, the city is strong and well constructed, sorrounded by the Miass River and circled by woods both inside and outside town.
The cathedral is the most wonderful gothic you can picture on a first rainy, then windy and finally snowy evening.
Don't miss it, it's 2.5 hrs. south of Moscow.
... on this journey to push myself past my limits, and see the world. This will not mean that I'll always have the safety of a closed door, and in fact, it will mean that I will have to get used to packing my bag quickly, dirty clothes with fresh ones, smelly boots with the food, all going into one bag. I find myself missing my clothes that I left behind in Romania too, but to what end? I cannot use them here, so maybe I'll have need for it in NZ, but that's so far away, that it's ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking