Katerina Park Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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... according to the 1st edition of Lonely Planet's Trans Siberian guidebook) the train pulled in to Vekovka station renowned for the trackside vendors selling glassware from the town's factory. They were there in force, in the dark and cold on the snowy gravel between the tracks. The jovial provodnitsa had spotted a bottle of Scotch on Richard's table (Richard is our fellow traveller from HOT and who has a Scottish brewery - Tontins - ...
... to come back alive. After a lovely lunch we headed for Kolomenskoye where we saw a replica of the wooden palace of Tsar Alexei I which is where Peter the Great spent a lot of his youth. Unfortunately heat and a lack of transport, possibly due to the three weddings happening there, encouraged us to give in and head home rather than walk a mile or two to see the other wooden buildings and palaces there. After another metro trip home we said goodbye to our super ...
... I still remembered the way. I could recharge my phone there. I made it back with little difficulty, which was a relief. A few hours of loafing around behind me, I decided to take in a night at the circus. Given the reputation that Russian circuses have towards the treatment of animals, I struggled with this decision, but curiosity eventually got the best of me. With a fully charged phone and my helpful Metro app, I headed out to the Nikulin Circus, named after a ...
... vagrant called Vasily, who didn't wear clothes. So, basically a naked tramp who made **** up/had hallucinations. We were then required to take lots of photos of Russian people; apparently we looked like pro photographers. I took my first 'selfie'; felt like a ****! That evening we made preparations for our epic train journey. Most importantly we bought novelty Putin and Stalin mugs. We then tried to locate ...
... you could see the whole lot for around £800 if you stayed in a hostel and ate fairly cheaply, £2-3k would be luxurious and some people spent that on London tickets without seeing the whole Olympic programme. I spent my day following, ending up in various broadcast meetings and then at dinner with Rob Steve, Carolyn, Ron, Jonathan and Katherine. I'll fill in some surnames later, but it was a decent meal in good company, especially watching ...