Ekaterinburg

Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation

Travel Blogs from Ekaterinburg

Ekaterinburg Travel Blogs (23)
Welcome to Siberia, Ekaterinburg (formerly Sverdlovsk), Russian Federation travel blog

Welcome to Siberia

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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After an enjoyable 26 hours on the train, we arrived on Friday evening in Ekaterinburg and were transferred to our homestay with Lidia. To continue on the tradition of confusing the hell out of the language portion of our brains, we are trying to get by ...

We have now officially left Europe (for 11 months), Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation travel blog

We have now officially left Europe (for 11 months)

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... of where we went today) - Is where Boris Yeltsin came from and started his political career - Is where the Romanovs (Russian monarchy/tsars) were in exile and later killed during the revolution in 1918. Most things here have some Romanovian ...

The Vodka Train, Ekaterinburg to Urkustk, Russia travel blog

The Vodka Train

A travel blog entry by hils

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... 50 hours passed very quickly, playing cards most of the time, with Lei and Gerry from Australia. Lana and Maria were 2 Russian girls returning to Irkustk after a year studying in America. They taught us a great Russian card game called fool. Guiseppe ...

26 1/2 hours later..., Ekaterinburg, Russia travel blog

26 1/2 hours later...

A travel blog entry by hils

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... the world. It was quite impressive, especially considering it was a private collection. I then spent a few hours walking around Ekaterinburg myself. I got some money changed and then decided to brave the post office again. I went to the post ...