The Isset Hotel
Travel Blogs from Yekaterinburg
... the wounded in hospitals. But you can be a good person but a bad leader. Still, no-one deserves their fate.
Leaving the church, I still had a few hours to kill before my train. I went and grabbed a pizza and glass of Jacobs Creek at Momma's Big House. I wanted Russian food but they didn't have any on their menu. After dinner I caught the metro back to the train station and walked to a supermarket to buy supplies for my 56 hour train ride ahead. Got stuff for breakfast and ...
... at Yekaterinburg, we depart but try and double check that we are in the right place as our train is to continue on. I ask one of the provanistas aside the train pointing to Yekaterinburg in the book, she signals to me that she can't read without glasses but then proceeds to check people's tickets boarding her compartment of the train, frustrating. Our experience of the russian people so far has been the lovely and very friendly to ...
... long" over and over and over again.
It was very comical for us eating breakfast while this song was playing in the background. No one else even flinched. I thought folks would enjoy that. Something you probably wouldn't experience in the United States.
We are still doing just fine and are used to the language barrier, but it is less and less of an issue now that we better understand the customs and what to expect here.
Kristen and ...
... a souvenir shop anywhere!! So Steve had to wait until we hit the train station again to buy his souvenirs!!
We decided that we would stock up for the train this time as we have 3 days ahead of us!! So off to the supermarket we went. We got everything we needed and then went to pay. We were then told off at the till and in true Steve style he just stood there with a blank face and then they looked at me and hoped for the best. The problem was that we ...
... of the younger generation she seemed to be far less trusting of the current government and slightly despairing about how the country will progress. She seemed to feel that the country is stagnating and that it will be a long time before Russia is a true democracy as any alternatives to Putin seem to be undesirable. A number of her friends are planning on leaving (possibly propagating a brain drain) but she is planning on sticking it ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking