Tagged: Sochi

Random pics from Sochi

This post is part of my Russia travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery Interesting sights on the streets of Sochi. It’s great to explore a city on foot, possibly the best way to see little things here n there. The streets near the city center are small and jumbled. Walkway along the Sochi-Adler road, […]

Stolovaya No. 17

This post is part of my Russia travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery Relic of the soviet era, this canteen serves a delicious meal in a minimalist setting. After spending hours visiting the Arboretum and walking back to Sochi town, I was pretty exhausted and I went to this restaurant – Stolovaya No. 17 […]

Frolicking in the Arboretum

This post is part of my Russia travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery Sochi’s Botanical Garden is a great place to spend hours doing nothing. On my second day in Sochi, I woke up, ate some breakfast and headed straight to the city center following the signs marked “Центр” (Tsentr / त्स् येंतर). I […]

Sochi port and Romance on the road

This post is part of my Russia travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery Sochi sea terminal Petr Pervyi (I don’t know who he is) Sochi’s water front is elegant and tacky at the same time. Modern structures hug around older Soviet constructions giving the place a strange feel. Wide squares and tree lined promenades […]

Finding a place to stay in Sochi

This post is part of my Russia travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery I was getting worried over finding accommodation in Sochi until help came in unexpected ways. Find Priyank a place! As my train was nearing Sochi (a little town on Black Sea, 1400km south of Moscow and also the site of Winter […]

30 hours in Platskartny: Part 2- Journey

This post is part of my Russia travel series: Travel stories | Photo gallery The Platskart (Плацкарт/प्लात्सकार्त) Coach Platzkartny Wagon. Very crowded and noisy but social and fun! Note: Please read Part 1 before reading this! Platzkart is the third class coach in Russian trains that offers modest comfort and a quite cheap ticket to […]