Liner Airporthotel Ekaterinburg
Travel Blogs from Yekaterinburg
... Given the baking sun and it being midday, we felt it best to be inside.......but not in the station! The museum is all in Russian but some bits we can fathom and there is a large model railway (we think of Dad Donald) which the museum curator takes us back round the museum to see, upset we hadn't seen it working.....very kind.
A quick stroll around the station fruitless to find any decent place for train supplies ...
... they were held for 70 days. The family has now been canonised which we found really peculiar as the Romanov’s were the catalyst for the 1917 revolution. While we were there we were entertained by some Russian folk singers and dancers, very colourful and very Russian.
From there we went to the 'pond' which is a dammed section of river which produced a lot of the water wheel power used for metal production in the 17 and 18 hundreds. We ...
... hlen von Kungur und dann ein Schlafplatz gesucht. Auf einem Hügel neben dem Kloster Belaya Gora habe ich dann das Zelt aufgeschlagen und daraus einen fantastischen Blick in die Ferne genossen.
Heute ist mir ein grosser Sprung gelungen und ich habe Europa verlassen und befinde mich nun in Asien. Ehrfürchtig stand ich vor dem Grenzstein Europa-Asien, den ...
... mattress that is not a mattress at all as it is hard and lumpy. Our day stewardess is a right grumpy lady so try and avoid her at all costs. Only 3 nights though!!
Most of the day today was spent on the train. The bed was hard as a rock so it was like sleeping on a board, not the most comfy but can’t really complain as we still got some good sleep. The cabins are all really hot as the heating is up to 25 degrees so it is quite a shock ...
... or news stories about Putin judo-chopping bears).
Our second day saw a trip to the Romanov Grave sites where the Czar and his family were buried. On the main site there is another Orthodox Church and monastery (as the royal family was canonised), and both are very peaceful and sombre places. Afterwards, we stopped at the site of the European/Asian border for the usual touristy photos. That being said, it was good to see the ...
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