- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... into our hostel where the owner was incredible helpful and insisted on giving us maps and pointing out all the local sights. We then ventured off on the 'red line' city tour. This is literally a red line painted in the road that we followed round for a few hours. Sadly a lot of the city's best buildings were bulldozed when a certain local boy (Boris Yeltsin) was the soviet party leader, but we still found the odd nice mansion and old wooden house. ...
... a leisurely walk around the lake.
Tonight I'm going to a Ural Pelmeni restaurant (whatever that is, but it's in the guide book so it must be ok - last night's meal was a disaster so I've got to experience a good meal).
Tomorrow, I re-join the train at 17.39pm so I have most of the day for some more sightseeing.
The hostel owner has recommended a place to go by tram (hopefully it should turn up).
Oh......and yes.....some provisions are needed for the ...
... from the observation deck of their 52 story business tower. However, as it was raining and visibility was poor, we didn’t do that. We passed a number of important looking buildings and dutifully photographed what we thought corresponded with the numbers on the map. It is really quite an interesting city with a wide variety of architecture and as usual they love their sculptures and monuments etc.
We came to the main highlight of the ...
... right and then you're in. We were at least now stocked up for the journey, and had another "English! Here!" moment in the queue. So nice to smile at people and have them smile back-it happened rarely if ever in Moscow, and if they say 'people get friendlier as you head east' then they have been proven right so far. We said a farewell and went to get out bags. At the station I swapped my coupon for a real ticket, which was easy, and Ciaran showed that ...
... the early hours to the sound of rain. Great! It continued to rain whilst we packed up, ate breakfast (sitting in the tent) and the last thing we did was to shove the wet tent into a bag and hope that we would be able to dry it once we reached Tyumen.
Here is where we discovered just how treacherous Russian dirt/mud is. Last night, the dirt was just that, dirt but this morning, after all the rain it was slimy mud! We managed to pack up, staying fairly clean ...