Liner Airporthotel Ekaterinburg
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... who when we were waiting on the platform the woman was using a wooden spinning wheel. It turned out that she and some other woman are travelling to Mongolia to teach them how to use the spinning wheels, a number of wheels have already been sent to them via cargo train. This seemed a bit strange at the time as we thought that they must already have this skill and equipment, but thats not the case they use other methods. To say the facilities are ...
... or tummy problems, and it was also easy to reheat – just put the sealed bag into a pot of water and bring to the boil and simmer for about 10 minutes.
OK, ad break over. We were approaching Tyumen and getting ready for our first adventure as Couchsurfers. Now if you don’t know what Couchsurfing is – you register on a website (www.couchsurfing.org), and go looking for somewhere to stay. But you aren’t staying in a hotel or ...
A wonderful day in the country started with our being picked up by KGB - that is Konstantinos Gennadyevich Brylyakov, the director of our tour company. Our first stop at a walled memorial to the 18,500 people killed by Stalin outside Ekaterinaburg. Then a stop for photo ops at the divide between Asia and Europe with a wonderful "may peace prevail on Earth in English and Russian. Then on to Nevyanska, a mining town ...
... and a ride in a very touristy horse drawn carriage, we were given lunch, which needless to say was another feast of too much food. We were also treated to a bottle of the local alcohol, the ingredients of which are a secret amongst the villagers. After having drunk 4 shots, I'm more than happy for them to keep their secret recipe to themselves! We then had a tour around the local museum where they showed us items that have been used in the ...
... with a year of the conflict & the names of those who lost their lives in that year from the Ekaterinburg region. The architect has captured the anguish on the face of the statue exceedingly well & it is one of my most favourite statues ever.
We also went to the Temple-on-the-Blood for the sake of All Saints, which is where up to 1977 Ipatev’s house stood & that was where the last Russian emperor, Nikolay II & his family, were murdered. ...
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