Kuchkov's Guest House
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... of the forest we passed acres of flat unworked land and now and then worked but empty paddocks. When asked why neither Victor or Anna had any answer other than to suggest the land was no good. It just looked neglected but then there is soooooo much land in Russia i don't think it matters. Slowly the view changed, we all woke and we reached a large city of 350,000 called Sergiev Posad - the town of Sergiev. Most unusual in Russia to call a town after someone but this was ...
... what I had in store was something quite different from dinner with her and her four daughters! I emailled her later (she had given me address, home phone number, fax, pager etc) to thank her but never heard anything back.
Anyway, got into Piligrim hostel, which was really nice with some very friendly staff. Met a Taiwanese guy, Jin, in the dorm. When I said my name, Jin laughed and said "Now we are Jin and Tony, like the drink!"
We had both ...
... in the 30s when a small tomb next to hers was discovered containing baby clothes stuffed with rags. I love it when stuff like that turns out to be true.
It was now time to search for my afternoon coffee. I searched high and low for a cafe that actually had an espresso machine. It was harder than I thought. Finally found one with a Nespresso machine. Eh, close enough. The coffee was good even though I forgot to ask for milk.
It was now around 4:30 ...
... has had to be really well planned
as we only applied for a 30 day visa, and we have a lot of ground to cover in a
short space of time. Have you seen the size of Russia – really, find a map and
take a good look at it, it’s huge and the distances you cover are quite
extraordinary! We had a long list of places we wanted to visit and had worked
out the logistics with the help of travel forums and the rail website. Before
We left Suzdal at 12pm and stopped then in Yur'yev-Polskiy. After a tour of St. Georg's Cathedral we visited the monastery of Archangel Michael founded in the 13th century and now with buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries. Lunch was in the one and only cafe that exists in this ...