Sosnoviy Bor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Novosibirsk
... been busy.
At lunch, we went with Alex and his friend from the training to a restaurant. His friend's driving was insane, he sped everywhere and nipped in and out of gaps like a crazy fool. We arrived in one piece to the restaurant and from the window, we could see the crowds gathering, waiting for the olympic flame to arrive. After about half an hour of people waiting, it whizzed by and it was ...
... sandwiches with my supplies. It was now around 12:30 Moscow time so it was lunch time somewhere.
I love having my Trailblazer Trans Siberian guide with me. It has a kilometre by kilometre breakdown of the journey with information on all of the stops. Looking at the map of Russia, I finally can see that I'm making progress across this country. Up to now my travels have been restricted to what is really a tiny corner of Russia. The countryside has opened up into a lot ...
... rubbish and puddles and the odd drunk laying where he fell. Facing the square is an impressive building in the neoclassical style, obviously for something important in Soviet times, but now there are some little shops and even a bank in what was once a theatre. However, mostly the place appears to be empty. The bank is where my humans had to go to change money and inside it was a long narrow room with a row of teller booths on one side, above them running ...
... also spent with Igor. he showed us the university`s, conference centers and the train museum outside Novosibirsk while making a photo shoot of us.
That night, Igor took us again to a nice (Uzbek) restaurant. He offered to take us the next day to several archaeological and art musea, but (although we really were moved by so much enthusiasm and kindness) we politely declined his offer, because we needed to relax a bit and had some plans of our own.
90; 2011. Поезд 55, место 28.»/”To Rebecca from Seryozha! Nizhny Novgorod, August 2011. Train 55, seat 28.” Hopefully I’ll see Sergei again! I already miss him not being across from me, but now it’s time to go to sleep and when I wake up in the morning I’ll be in Moscow already!
Scenic Pictures below. Credit goes to Sergei. He took all the photos.
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking