Liner Airporthotel Ekaterinburg
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... to be closed during station stops! It was almost a shame that this was only for one night, until we tried the TV (didn't work), had to close the window and cope with the regulation 24C temperate, and worst of all, found that the new style bunks are a 4 inches narrower than the old ones. Oh well, some you ...
2nd stint on the Transiberian Platz Kart. Left Perm around 9am with a 5 and 1/2 hours journey to Yekaterinburg.
Arrived at Domino's Hostel - staying with in a dorm with a bunch of Russian Army cadets - hard stares, buzz cuts and strictly no English spoken - silence...
Early night. K a little ...
... of course). We gave him an extra 100 rubles tip since what he charged probably can hardly cover the fuel cost of the extra distance he drove.
After that, we had lunch in an Italian restaurant, we ordered some salad, a pizza and some pasta. When the salad arrived, Geoffrey asked for 4 plates, but then the waiter took it as 4 salads. Well, that's fine. At least that was some healthy food. When the pasta arrived, the waiter asked again, "4?" and ...
... on the train as we read, eat, drink, sleep and then eat again and then sleep some more. What a life!
26 hours later we have arrived to Ekaterinburg, which is on the East side of Ural Mountains and I must say it was completely different from what I thought it would be. The city is modern, clean and totally different to what we have seen so far in Russia, the people seem to be more friendly and the whole atmosphere is not self-centered like ...
... 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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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet