Travel Blogs from Krasnoyarsk
... toothed service with a smile-£0.79, this time. Evening sunshine, a beer and now spontaneously smiling people. Moscow-Krasnoyarsk, 4105km Reading: Don Quixote, to a finish, Flinn, Cloaked. Haddon, A Spot of Bother "You got the impression, sometimes, that parts of his brain were actually missing, that he could quite easily wander into the bathroom looking for a towel while you were on the toilet and have no clue as to why this might be ...
... t want to read, write or look out of the window anymore than because of actual tiredness. I awake around 4 to find soldier boy from the above bunk perched on the end of my bed, putting in some serious boots. I drop back off to sleep until 8, to find that soldier boy has even replaced by a blonde woman and kind lady is also stirring. When i sit up, she wishes me a good morning ( or i assume that's what she says as it was definitely a greeting; but it wasn't ...
... crossing the huge bridge across the Jennisseij river.
On our second day we visited the Krasnoyarsk regional museum, which shows a (we think quite random) collection of stuffed animals, historic documentation, clothing and items of every day life from the Krasnoyarsk region. The museum building is for whatever reason made in Egyptian style with respective paintings. Lord knows who decided about this -- maybe the Governour? ;-)
We were preparing ourselves for our own epic train trip...3 nights on a
train, with one day stop in the city of Yekaterinburg, famous for being the
place where the Bolsheviks murdered Tsar Nicholas II and his family.
After getting off the night train at Yekaterinburg, we checked our
luggage into storage and spent the few hours we had exploring this historic
city. For those with little time, like us, it is an incredibly manageable city.
... in our cabin and a few more Chinese beers. Slept really well. Thursday morning and Kate announces we're in Siberia! It is very flat and sparsely populated. Stopped at another city and bought some noodles and mashed potato which was spicy and nice. Have been playing chess with Rick and drinking coffee. Kate is reading her Kindle. The solar charger isn't working too well through the train windows though so we're wondering how long our electrical devices are gonna ...
- Room service
- Pets allowed