Travel Blogs from Novosibirsk, Russian Federation

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Trans Mongolian Express: Day 3, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Trans Mongolian Express: Day 3

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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"Another glorious day on the train. A day on the train is like a day on the farm. Every meal a banquet, every mile a pleasure. I love the train!" By day three, I had started to forget how much time we'd spent on the train. We didn't have things like ...

IN CONCERT, DDT!, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

IN CONCERT, DDT!

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... N' Roses from rough Los Angeles - seem to me to be incapable of playing a bad note. While in Tomsk, I learned they'd be playing in Novosibirsk on the 31st of August. I hadn't even know there WAS a 31st of August. But, my plans for that day were ...

Caught in a Snow Shaker, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Caught in a Snow Shaker

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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I got of the train before Erica woke and bought her bread and Yoghurt (admittedly I thought it was milk). Weather is beautiful now and the scenery is getting better and better. Today I had a little of a stomach loosening and although the first visit of ...

Train life on the Trans Mongolian/Siberian, Hoboville, Russia travel blog

Train life on the Trans Mongolian/Siberian

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... berth compartment on some services, or downgrade to 54 berth dorm style bedding (with absolutely no privacy whatsoever) on most Russian trains. Kupe compartments are cramped but are reasonably comfortable all told. Top bunks are hotter (as heat rises, ...

Ever Changing Landscape, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Ever Changing Landscape

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... 's however many hours ahead or behind. But we are crossing time zones so slowly that we can adjust easily. We stopped at novosibirsk which was -18, and once again had the nostril hairs sticking to each other sensation but also breathing in felt a little ...

Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Novosibirsk

A travel blog entry by perez_r

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... playing 'Bingo' :-)) We return to the hotel to try to sleep a bit more. After that, we walked through Novosibirsk, a big city completely different from Moscow and Tomsk, with modern and high buildings. My opinion is that, if ...

Novosibirsk - not the prettiest city in Russia, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation travel blog

Novosibirsk - not the prettiest city in Russia

A travel blog entry by jpischedda

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... is full of large grey apartment blocks and surrounded by big industry.  The landscape is predominantly flat and unremarkable.  Novosibirsk is an important transportation hub and industrial centre, but that’s about it.  It has a really ...

Day 31 Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation travel blog

Day 31 Novosibirsk

A travel blog entry by jblackley

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... to catch up and the train you take to catch up won’t be as comfortable as this one! After lunch we arrived at Novosibirsk, which means ‘New Siberia.’ This a relatively modern city, built in the late 19th century on the Ob River, one of ...

The Vodka Train, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation travel blog

The Vodka Train

A travel blog entry by markwilliams84

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... or get the train from New Romney or even london to the northern most point in Scotland. The whole of the UK can fit onto Russian 69 times!! Crossing all of the times zones messed up our body clocks a bit and we ended up drinking quite early, met all of ...

Trans siberian train continues, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation travel blog

Trans siberian train continues

A travel blog entry by dianenew123

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Here we said good bye to Irjee our Czech friend.  He was on his way to see the Liger at the zoo . . . yes thats right a cross between a lion and a tiger!!!!  Here we all are at  ...

Au revoir l'Asie centrale.Bonjour la Russie!, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Au revoir l'Asie centrale.Bonjour la Russie!

A travel blog entry by gearoids

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Spent the day holed up in the hostel, chatting to all and sundry and planning out the voyage through china, well an approximation of where to go. Shortly before leaving, in walked a familiar face. Min. I thought she had left Kyrgyzstan but she had ...

Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation travel blog

Novosibirsk

A travel blog entry by clare_pinki

Deep into the heart of Siberia, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation travel blog

Deep into the heart of Siberia

A travel blog entry by nabob

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... Some of the stops barely have anything to buy and pot noodles can get a little tiresome. A phrasebook with English to Russian (including Cyrillic) can come in handy when trying to converse with your Russian travel companions. The further into Siberia ...

On the Rails pt.4, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

On the Rails pt.4

A travel blog entry by ensio

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Toinen aamu junassa. Nukuin suosiolla jo ylapunkassa pelaten yollista heratysta paikan oikealta omistajalta. Onneksi sita ei tullut ja sain pitaa suuremman tilani. Ongelmallisen alapunkasta tekee se, etta kaytavanpuoleisilla paikoilla ei ole poytaa ellei ...

Novosibirsk (Sibirien), Novosibirsk, Russian Federation travel blog

Novosibirsk (Sibirien)

A travel blog entry by irismarcel

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Nach ueber 50 Stunden Zugfahrt sind wir in der Hauptstadt Sibiriens angekommen und sind nun in Novosibirsk (1.5 Mio. Einw.). Wie geplant wurden wir auf dem Bahnsteig von unserer Gastfamilie in empfang genommen. Mit dem Auto fuhren wir dann in Richtung ...

Episode 17, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Episode 17

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

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Episode 17 Olgii didn't appear all that attractive. Again there were puddles everywhere the size of swimming pools. Fortunately most are so deep and bumpy that drivers don’t rush through them so avoiding getting drenched with muddy, oily water ...

Ultimate, hearth warming, Russian hospitality!, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Ultimate, hearth warming, Russian hospitality!

A travel blog entry by herriejeroenski

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... , we did not meet this old man in the countryside. But we did find ultimate, overwhelming and hearth warming Russian hospitality; Igor from Novosibirsk! What happened; Natasja (the doctor we met on the train to Yekaterinburg) had called her brother Igor ...

Three Days on a Moving Bed, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation travel blog

Three Days on a Moving Bed

A travel blog entry by miffyanddougle

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... were lucky as the footballers behaved themselves and the rest were just plain sensible. By the last day we had been adopted by our Russian Godfather. He seemed to be looking out for us and would always try to talk with us even though we both knew that we ...

Nice houses, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Nice houses

A travel blog entry by leon1974

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Most of Siberia is forest and fields, but sometimes we came across little villages with these multicoloured ...

Leaving Russia, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Leaving Russia

A travel blog entry by cjabroad

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La Transsiberienne, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

La Transsiberienne

A travel blog entry by sonyann

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... s'endormir: le sachet de graines de tournesol a decortiquer d'une seule main, une activite constante maintenant son attention. Novosibirsk s'est developpee a parti d'un gros village il y a une centaine d'annees a peine pour devenir un important centre ...

Siberia - bit chilly..., Novoribirsk, Russia travel blog

Siberia - bit chilly...

A travel blog entry by heidiandrew

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... ice and slipping on the pavement with big packs wasn't the best... In the middle of Siberia you wouldn't think that a random Russian on the street would speak English or know where our particular hotel was, except that she did :-) Saw some old trains ...

Day 32, on the train, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation travel blog

Day 32, on the train

A travel blog entry by jblackley

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... for a pretty girl (Natasha, the waitress), and is a shameless flirt (flirting with her using Google Translator!) The harpist is Russian, and apart from playing the harp at dinner every night she comes with us on all the excursions and seems to be ...

Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Novosibirsk

A travel blog entry by p2pjaguar

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... 1500 miles. We headed on to Birsk and after a brief overnight halt in a low quality Hotel Vostok, we sped on to Novosibirsk where after a fight we obtained a room which was a great improvemnet over the Vostok. Entering Bjisk the roads became badly ...

Leaves on the line - No Problem, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Leaves on the line - No Problem

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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24th Feb Great Day on the train - even got a free hot meal at lunchtime. Decided not to partake of smoked fish sold by vendors on the platform.  Great scenery - even though it didn't change much for 500 miles! Loos really amazing - to flush just ...

Snoring through Siberia, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation travel blog

Snoring through Siberia

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... and snored loudly. The guy got off after a couple of hours and the woman got off at Novosibirsk. 3) Raman - really nice 27 year old Kazakh/Russian IT engineer for Ikea. Has 2 young children (and therefore escaped conscription as apparently if you are ...

Drink training with Russian Military, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Drink training with Russian Military

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

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... organized by " l'Alliance Francaise"in Irkutsk: one was singing a song of Lara Fabian and the other one  a song of Garou. I took the opportunity to met the french organisators of the festival and find with them a very nice room in a Russian ...

Train, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Train

A travel blog entry by mightyseven

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Rail Tails, Trans-Siberian Rail Journey, Russian Federation travel blog

Rail Tails

A travel blog entry by stevecori

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... ; Russian faces were almost entirely Caucasian. Mongolian structures were concrete and unadorned in the quintessential Soviet style; Russian buildings on the border, strangely, were brick and bore a few Slavic ornamentations. Mongolian officials wore ...

Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk, Russia travel blog

Novosibirsk

A travel blog entry by laurantim

Novosibirsk veut dire Nouvelle Siberie! On a juste transite la et pris l avion pour la ...

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