Sosnoviy Bor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Novosibirsk
... 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 ...
... Monday was once again filled with driving and finding a cheap motel. Driving through the country side was interesting with some amazing views but unfortunately not much more to say, Russia is a vast country with a lot of empty space. On the plus side my music collection was still going strong barely any repeats since the start of the trip.
This may come as a surprise but it was back on the road again Tuesday, only 160 miles before arriving in Omsk where we had a hotel ...
My humans had really enjoyed their stay in Mongolia even with all the car problems and the car was still creating new ones as we went. By this time it had started stalling for no apparent reason. It has done this on very rare occasions ever since they have owned it, only now the problems became very frequent with the car not starting until the motor had cooled, perhaps as much as 2 hours later.
© Lynette Regan 30th August ...
... children close and quicken their step. I enjoyed myself though! Novosibirsk is by no means the most exciting of cities, but it did make for an interesting enough - although thankfully brief - stopover! I stifled my urge to visit Novosibirsk Zoo - home of the World's only Liger (you read correctly!), and just wondered around the city aimlessly trusting my instinct and seeing what I saw. Ten hours after arriving, I was on another Siberian Airlines plane - this time heading to ...
... a little gratitude.
In the hostels we have stayed at, the Russian staff have gone above and beyond the help we would expect to receive. Just a couple of examples. We asked a girl in the hostel in St Petersburg which station we should buy our train tickets from. At her insistance she wrote a letter in Russian for us to hand in at the ticket office explaining exactly which tickets we wanted.
We showed a guy at our Moscow hostel our trans-Siberian guidebook one night because ...
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking