Park Inn Ekaterinburg
Travel Blogs from Yekaterinburg
As the tour notes said, read books, talk to Russians, stare out of the window and drink Vodka, there is really very little else to do. The countryside was mostly forest with the occasional flat open space which reminded us of parts of East Anglia. Very little farming as the season is so short, a little over 2 months, so what we did see was large …
... open-plan carriage with bunks everywhere and can sleep up to 54 passengers. Now that's cosy. Despite expecting the worst of the Siberian winter and packing thermals, the carriages are nice and toasty, averaging 20 degrees. It's only when you take a stroll along the platform at the many stop-offs you're reminded it's a bit cold out. In terms of food and drink, although there is a "restaurant" ...
RALLY REPORT FROM THE ENDURANCE RALLY ASSOCIATION
Welcome to Bikers Paradise
An easy day, no timing, just roll down the road for 300 km with the arrow of the
Garmin pointing West as you take in the back-roads of the route-plan, avoiding
the main highway. You drive past tiny villages of creaking old log-cabins, rusty
relics dragged in from fields of a Soviet past, a road-side café or two, and the ...
Our day in Yekaterinburg brings us another tour. We got to see a few sights covering the Europe/Asia border. Here you can see where the newlyweds tie ribbons to the trees to try and bring them good luck. The tradition also sees them drinking champagne and then putting a message in the bottle. They have now made a wall from all the champagne bottles. Steve and I decided to unite ourselves across the border with a little ceremonial hand ...
... Time. The train will finally arrive in Moscow at 1400 Moscow time. I went to the dining cart at around 1330 Moscow time while it was closed while the staff were having their lunch. I got yelled at by the Vampire but then Big Lady responded by saying that it was ok. Oh yeah so Vampire is this pasty looking skinny fellow who wears a navy silk PJs whom I nicknamed Vampire who eprks in the Dining cart. Big Lady is the lady who works ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking