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Travel Blogs from Vladivostok
... admiration for the waiting staff who manage to juggle plates, glasses and so on without spilling anything or dropping them in our laps. Apparently they get special training, but even so it is pretty amazing.
We have spent some time watching documentaries and going to lectures by Professor George. Sounds boring doesn’t it? Somehow, it’s not! He is a very interesting speaker and we have covered everything from the Tatar/Mongols to ...
... of very impressive fortifications built largely after Russia’s defeat in the 1904 war with Japan. Vladivostok was never really threatened again and the fortifications have now either fallen into disrepair or have been turned into quite interesting museums.
And that really is about it! Unless you’re big into far east trade or are visiting one of the nature reserves north of the city where there are still a few Siberian tigers, the only reason to be ...
... in the 5 minutes to the hotel. For our last nights in Russia I had booked a very Russian hotel - the Zhemchuzhina, which is used by junior military officers of the Russian navy. The reception staff spoke a little bit of English and the printed hotel information was in Russian and English. After 3 nights and 4 days on the train I booked a suite and we enjoyed the space. We showered, dressed for dinner a nd went downstairs to the hotel restaurant. ...
... We hopped back on our little bus again and were taken to another area of the city to meet our family. Most of the housing is in blocks of flats – many of which are now I guess quite old and so look to be in a state of disrepair. Graffiti also seems to be a major issue and so these buildings and their surrounds are not particularly pretty. We got off the bus at one of these buildings and were met by Kristina who was the daughter of the home we were going ...
... In the afternoon I read a bit more and made myself a coffee. The instant coffee here leaves something to be desired. Like the taste of coffee. But then again so did the plunger coffee I made too (even before the off milk fiasco). Don't know if its the coffee, the water or the milk/cream but it ain't good. Really missing Lenin St Cafe now!
The landscape is now mostly open flat plains with distant hills as we steam southwards. We just passed through the town of ...
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