Travel Blogs from Novosibirsk
... we had seen over the last few days are all beginning to show their autumn colours. The nights can be quite chilly too.
My humans did some grocery shopping and came back with supplies to last many days. They had found a better stocked supermarket apparently. We then set off out of town again towards the mountains in the western part of the country, we could see the snow topped higher ones as we went. At the checkpoint just out of town my humans ...
... map would take to omsk., and I was greeted with an unmade road sand at the side large granite stones in the middle. This continued for first 30 miles of the journey, crossing the border delayed me slightly so didn't get Omsk till after noon. I returned to better roads Ufa little two straight, across huge farmland plains. An eventful afternoon, except to note petrol is getting cheaper 60p a ...
... letting up, ending the
day just over two minutes ahead of second placed Porsche 911 crew of Peter Lovett and Tim Smith. Peter reports this morning that the car is running supremely well and has no problems ñ that probably puts him in a minority of one.
Car 48, the Kiwi-Morris Oxford, lost its windscreen yesterday, but it's a day
off tomorrow here in Novosibirsk, ...
... continued the theme of getting a real Russian experience by checking out the local Orthodox churches, and attending an opera performance at the beautiful Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet House.
Sometimes as a tourist it can be hard to experience all the tourist attractions, as well as get a local experience. But for us, in Novosibirsk, the city that was meant to be pretty boring for tourists, we had an amazing time. And this was because we got to participate in real Russian ...
... I stayed in Listvyanka. So waiting for the dining car to open so I can go sit at one of the tables. 1249 Moscow Time - after spending 3 hours in the dining cart I returned to my compartment to find 3 Russian guys seated across from my bunk so I said 'well, hello' and the new ones greeted me in Russian and were somewhat shy, lol. The first one had greeted me earlier and introduced himself as Constantine and is a radio frequency engineer. The other 2 were ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet