Kuchkov's Guest House
TripAdvisor Reviews Kuchkov's Guest House Suzdal
Travel Blogs from Suzdal
... the masses of new and old apartment buildings it all gets a bit the same. Soon we are in forest land and with 8million square kilometres of Russia in forest I reckon we d=drove that day through most of it. What kept me awake though was being able to see past the driver to the multitude of trucks that we were either dodging on our side of the road ( and the the hairy overtaking by Victor and the trucks) and watching the Russian roulette on the other side of the ...
I arrived into Vladimir at about 10.30PM. Got chatting to an older Russian lady on the minibus from Vladimir station to my hostel, who was desperate to talk to me and assist me as she had had two English boys to stay the previous year and wanted to practice her English. She insisted on helping me find my hostel (even though the bus was going to stop a minute away from it, I had directions and it was only three more stops away). Not wanting to offend one of the only ...
... and mushroom valenki (larger pirogi i.e. tortellini). They were nothing to write home about. I then wanted to check out some of the many monasteries around the town. I headed up Ulitsa Lenina and first stopped off at the Monastery of the Deposition of the Robe, dating from 1207 it is the oldest monastery in the town. Apart from one church and a huge golden bell tower, the rest of the buildings are in need of some TLC.
I continued heading north until I found ...
... which for a fussy eater like me, is quite a bonus. But we will get to
the food issue later!
So, Suzdal. It is a beautiful small town in a truly amazing setting. We
spent all the time we had walking around as it really was a gem of a town.
There is no shortage of things to do – after visiting all the main sights, you
could go for walks all around the city. The Kremlin, which was founded in the
11th century is over ...
... 56.2 rubles and I managed to count out the coins and knew she had to give me back 3 kopeks. I am getting used to the coins. Up until now when I got a pocket full I used to pull out a handfull and let them have a go at any of them. They are worthless to me so a bottle of water for coins is virtually free.
Tomorrow I am on the bus to Moscow. I am intending to stay at Godzillas and will be there for about 4 or 5 days then overnight train to St Petersburg for 3 or 4 days.