Volga Hotel Togliatti
Travel Blogs from Samara
... large!) hill for the view, magical looking back over the river and down the valley. Lunch was at a local cafe as not a lot open being a Monday. We then walked through the village, most of the places are used for summer houses, many with extensive veggie patches. We did meet some locals who live in the village permanently, their timber home a little worse for wear and their goats a little frisky! Cathy was having a nice chat with one of ...
... as Kuybyshev, Samara is one of the 10 largest cities in Russia and stretches along the banks of the Volga River. In Soviet times Samara had the status of a closed city due to its aviation industry. It was ready to serve as the backup capital of the Soviet Union should Moscow have fallen to the invading Germans during the great Patriotic War of 1941 - ...
We made it to Samara today. It's special stop for Matt and Steve Wilcox because Steve's daughter-in-law served an LDS mission here and named her first daughter after the city. We arrived around 3 and already had a reservation which meant we saved the hour that we usually spend wandering around the city and running into hotels that don't have room for us. So far we've stayed in hotels that share property with zoo surplus animals, a ...
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Rest and Repairs in Samara
Our rest-day has seen most of us out in the sun today, either working in the
car-park or at a nearby workshop, where over a dozen cars were seeking attention
this morning. The red Porsche 356, having had spare parts flown in, saw a
morning of work at the back of a dark and greasy old shed finishing off the
rebuild of its engine, and soon ...
... with puncture-gremlins, three today, making the total now 11.
Their regular jack is also busted and the car was raised on an exhaust jack. We
noticed that the ribbing inside the tyre had left marks on an inner-tube –
perhaps suggesting some friction going on here weakening a warm inner-tube. A
frustrating time on a hot day, with other Bentleys having driven into Samara
puncture-free, which is something of a puzzle.
Bowls of hot Borsch and ...
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