The Isset Hotel
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... to the site where the murders had taken place, marked by a cross and in front of a small attractive log chapel, a memorial to Grand Princess Yelisaveta Fyodorovna, who also met a gruesome and untimely death. Now the deaths of the Romanovs are memorialised in the recently built Church of the Spilt Blood, which incorporates the ground of the cellar of the house where the killings had taken place. This area of the cathedral has a low ceiling and ...
... some provisions.
My train was at 17.39.
Armed with backpack, rucksack and two carrier bags of dried noodles, soups and fruit, I thanked Katia for my stay and headed for the train station.
After an hour on the train, i noticed that the clouds had disappeared to give way to blue sky and sunshine.
I'm not bothered now though.
The train was warm and cozy.
I got settled down for my 50 hour journey to ...
... place but better than the St. Petersburg one.
Our host explained we had been ripped off by the taxi driver having been charge 500rb not the correct 250rb. Which meant it had cost us A$15 (about £8) not the correct A$7.50 (about £4). We cannot afford to be ripped off to this extent all the time!!
He directed us to a good and affordable restaurant which was nearby and very nice. Then back to writing this stuff and prepare for a tour of Yekaterinburg tomorrow.
... of flats. A flat was free in those days and the heating included. Today you have to buy your flat but the authority still maintain the boilers and provide heating from October until May of when the average temperature over four days has passed 9C. As few have fitted thermostatic valves it is jolly warm and the only way to reduce the temperatures to a comfortable level is to open the windows. As you walk down the street braced against the icy blast it is ...
Both Ciaran and I were booked on the 22:17 train, he to Novosibirsk (a day or so) and me to Irkutsk (three nights). Katya having postponed on us yesterday in favour of sorting stuff out at university, was determined to give us a tour today and so met us at Paul's bakery. The technique for coffee shops here seems to be to serve people very slowly, making coffee with care and attention. The queue moving slowly allowed us to decide which food we would ...