TripAdvisor Reviews Helen'S Homestay Irkutsk
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... the worlds fresh water supply. That said, it is very beautiful in its frozen capped state. The ice shifts periodically and crumples producing strange shapes on the otherwise flat surface. We can see snow capped mountains to the South.As we leave the sometimes swampy tundra of Siberia, we seamlessly enter the flat, dry prairie landscape of the Steppes, and are now surrounded by rolling hills that show all the signs of glacial erosion. This is ...
... often, mainly to stretch the legs, and to coold down in between the carraiges as the train was moving to get some fresh air.
another thing that we hadnt foreseen was that th train was absolutly sweating! there was a temparature guage on each carraige, and it didnt once go down below 23 degrees. so the train dress code for most was shorts, teeshirt, or not, and some flip flops or sandles to0 walk around in.
some of the ...
... them on when the kind lady took some pictures of me next to the ice writing just as we arrived! Although I suppose I would've only looked a numpty to one person instead of putting the photos on here for the whole world to take the ****, as anyone who knows me well will confirm I do take the mickey mercilessly, but am never afraid to receive the same from everybody else in return. So you'll be glad to hear this is the end of this chapter and sadly almost the end of my stint ...
... 27833 ;畫一樣，߳ 8;來回回共Ŏ 57;了一個多 567;時拍照。 回程時尊程 ;到另一景 0;Intercession Catheral & Intercession convent. 由於時間所 ;限，只能༐ 8;便看看便Š 01;離開。 ...
... myself, the "donkey "had to be turned a few times for punctures, I had to swear a few times to the never ending up and downs, the really cold winds blowing of course to the wrong direction......now it's is that more satisfying to have reached this milestone, 9000 km ...
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