- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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Our train left Moscow a little after lunchtime and arrived in Ekaterinburg early in the evening the next day. We shared our cabin with two lovely middle aged ladies. One in particular was really kind and kept trying to feed us.When we explained that we're vegetarian she produced a bag of tomatoes and insisted that we eat them! Very kind of her.
The scenery was beautiful, but a bit repetitive, basically endless forests.
On our first day ...
The next 90 minutes were a lot more bearable.
On my way back (bus and metro), I stopped at a market and bought gloves and a woolly hat.
Can I call that 7 layers ?
Anyway, I'm all toastie now and set for any weather.
Good job as on the way back there was a snow shower.
I had a good look around Yekaterinburg. It's quite a nice place. Lots of old churches and buildings and the city centre is built around a nice lake.
The sun came back out so ...
... major points of interest. The map had numbers on the red line and then a list explaining what could be seen at each number. Now here is the real clever bit. They had also painted that red line on the actual pavements and across the roads so that even the likes of us couldn’t get lost. We didn’t either!
We faithfully followed that red painted line (albeit in the opposite direction) but one of the first things to experience was ...
... I can go to the dining car for dinner.
Got back to the train station and to my joy I saw a sign for a "doosh", which means shower in Russian. Either that or I was in for a very, very uncomfortable experience...
Thankfully it was the former. I paid 150 roubles and it was very, very basic but after 4 days, water has never felt so good on my body! I waited in the waiting room until the train arrived, wondering what my first long distance train ride would bring. I would soon find ...
... of curiosities. We stopped at the globe, but its age, patchy covering and angle defeated our efforts to find much more than Beijing. Their programme, at least for August, provided a different show every night, that night Tutankhamen, £8. I'd be all over it on my own town. We were running out of time, but hit the supermarket. It was huge, but I'm not sure I would have found it on my own. It was in a centre, open a door, follow a narrow corridor ...