- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
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.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.
... but on the first day, I had to come to the conclusion, and ask, whether they were travelling alone. This seemed to be an ever-present quality of the Russian travellers, that though these two girls were on the train but two hours longer than we, it seemed like they were travelling companions. They were both heading to Chelyabinsk, but Ksucha was talking about her travels in the first person too consistently to be a mistake in her English. She was studying in University ...
... lunchtime. Not that we minded though, as we were very close to the front, in the car queue, our thermos flasks full and our picnic basket full of goodies. We're learning! After the official lunch break we were taken through to complete various documents, one important one being for Russian car insurance. That was a bit of a problem and we were wishing we had bought it at one of three booths on the Kazakh. side of the border. Seeing three in a row ...