Lazurny Bereg Hotel
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... houses were renewed, and they look very beautiful with carved windows and roofs. However, there are
also rickety houses with broken shutters.
Recently many churches were restored, and they have a really smart appearance. There are also typical buildings of the 19th century, and of the soviet fundamentalism. All these create an unique picture of the city.
It's interesting how in Irkutsk they respect different periods of their history. ...
... about 4 cabins down. The second class was nice, however it was full. The gent in the upper bunk worked in the oil industry and spoke pretty good English. This particular part of the Transib is supposed to be done during the day because the views are pretty amazing. After a short 6 or 7 hours and a couple naps, we arrived in Ulan ...
... away and I was so, so tired. Having no other options, I had to just deal with it. So, we walked around town for a while like zombies. Of course, everything was closed. After a couple hours of basically sleep walking, we found a small cafe for breakfast. It could have also been lunch or dinner, but who was keeping track? With a couple more hours killed at the cafe, fatigue started gaining control. We found a park bench and played hobo until it was time to check in. Ahhh...sweet ...
... for a meal where I had fried eggs and ham. Strangely the fried eggs were fried onto the ham, not separate, and there was no toast. Odd, but good. The Russians in Irkutsk are really very nice, but they are far less impressed at Jess' efforts to use Russian hello's and thank you's than the Mongolians. We found a supermarket and bought some food for dinner, dropped the groceries at the hostel, then went for a walk along the Angara River. We spent the afternoon relaxing at the ...
... must be really fertile because the hillsides are strewn with wooded small holdings. Perhaps this, 'away from the world' existence should be opened up to the greater public. "Come To Siberia - Where The Cool Dudes Chill Out."
Irkutsk is lucky to have retained its wooden houses but sadly now, developers are buying them, having 'accidental' fires and erecting grand new buildings on the sites. Siberia can be chilly and it is difficult to sightsee when the snow ...