Katerina Park Hotel
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... was all in Russian! Funny that!
Left that bank and tried another and found a girl there who spoke some English and explained what I wanted. She printed out the appropriate waiting slip and advised there was only one person ahead of me. After about 10 minutes I explained the urgency of the transaction but no alternative to continue waiting. Another 5 minutes and I got the call. Took another couple of minutes for the lady to get her machine to ...
... the right exit and took another 45 minutes to find the special red door with no number on it. However, once I got in it was very warm and they have real beds. Like springs and everything and comfy duvets. I then took a 20 minute shower and it brightened my mood right up. A real shower and super hot. These Russians know how to keep warm.
So far I've eaten Sbarro Pizza and Subway. On Wednesday if I'm healthy again I'll dive into the local ...
... the really creepy red light everywhere inside of the monument…definitely walked through that one fast. Red square and St Basils on the other hand were incredible. We toured around the inside of St Basil’s, which was somewhat comically designed for outside aesthetics instead of inside functionality…the church is basically a giant corn maze inside, consisting of eight separate churches.
From Red Square we headed to the Kremlin ...
... the times on Russian tickets are Moscow time; the itinerary from the agency helpfully shows them in local time, too. There is already two hours between the two once you get to Yekaterinburg after 26hours or so. I printed the ticket-like things and itineraries they had sent me via email and relaxed. Luckily I then had time to read through the instructions last night; having chosen to receive ticket information electronically to save myself a trip to Real Russia's offices (or the ...
... half an hour before we left, giving us plenty of time to get settled in our seats. Because I wasn't sure what the quality of the train and amenities would be, I booked first class tickets for us, and I'm glad I did. Our seats were spacious, and it was only two to a row. They brought us multiple beverages, a three course meal followed by coffee, and the cabin was clean and sleek with good sized, clean bathrooms. The train, Sapsan, is named after the Russian word for ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services