Ekaterinburg – Eurasia – photos

This is the outlet of the dam in central Ekaterinburg, which is now a feature of the riverside park.

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This is the city hall.  Our driver, nicknamed Fast Eddie, copped some police attention for driving into the big square here the wrong way.

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This is the Church of the Blood, which idolises the executed Romanov royal family.

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This is t he war memorial in Ekateringburg, mainly to the Afghanistan war, but also others in which Russia has been involved over the Cold War years.  The list of theatres was a bit unfamiliar to Australians, but included Chechnya, Czechoslovakia & Hungary, the Spanish civil war, Cuba, Angola, some of the Caucuses countries, and Vietnam. 

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One of the 7 churches at the Ganina Yama monastery. 

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This is the memorial to thousands of victims of Stalinist purges located just outside Ekaterinburg. 

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Toasting the border between Asian & Europe in the Urals – about 14r km from Ekaterinburg.

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2 comments

  1. Great photos – thank you!! It is great to see the places you are visiting – love the cross continent snaps!! Safe travel Ruth

  2. 'Trina · ·

    Finally catching up on the travels, it’s all so exciting, loved the one foot in Europe one in Asia