Travel Blogs from Chelyabinsk
.eft well early made good progress fantastic roads into the sun and later climbing into the hills and lakes, similar to Norway Canada loads of trees great roads until the afternoon roadworks took over huge queues of lorries. But a pleasant ride no less, was aiming to go bit further but lost two time zones today so two hours less riding I am now five hours ahead. Nice hotel tonight update stuff on wifi and then back to camping or cheapo ...
... and music to listen to. I finish I am legend on audiobook. It's not the will smith version and is very very bad but does fill time.
I stop to eat an apple and get mobbed by a coach of golden teeth Russian oldies. We play another game of charades, they give me a replacement apple and we have our photo.
Arrive in Chelyabinsk and have booked the cheapest hotel I could find. I cant find it and despite being on the ...
To hear the name of Siberia is freezing but to be there was lovely. The people are nice and friendly, the city is strong and well constructed, sorrounded by the Miass River and circled by woods both inside and outside town.
The cathedral is the most wonderful gothic you can picture on a first rainy, then windy and finally snowy evening.
Don't miss it, it's 2.5 hrs. south of Moscow.
... or the suit of the card facing up under the rest of the pack. Also, any card you put down, anyone else can match, if they have the same number of any other suit, up to five cards to match in the first round, then six in consecutive rounds. If you can match all cards, the hand gets burnt, put to the side, otherwise, you pick up. Simples, no? Try explaining that in English, when you can hardly speak any. After a couple of rounds, being clever lads of intellect and class, ...
... like the flash cafes you frequent)! And, once again, our wheel cover attracted all the attention, not us.
As we pulled into our hotel Dave notice a couple of motor bikes parked alongside bearing the Scottish flag and upon making enquires, we eventually met Gordon and Tom who are travelling from Scotland around the world. Really nice guys, retired policemen and doing a charity trip for a disabled Bikers. (www.transglobemoto.com). We met up with them ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking