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After a lovely nights sleep after 2 night on train we did a walking tour of the city. All we had to do was follow a green line! This city is set up for tourists. The walk was 5 km but with other detours was a bit further. Despite what bbc weather saint it was a lovely sunny day. Have booked a trip to lake baikal for tomorrow so although now raining hopefully will be okay tomorrow !still no hot water and can fry chips in my hair! Good day ...
... in some way with the size of the town; in the biggest Siberian cities such as Novosibirsk and Yekaterinburg we had time to go exploring outside the station for top ups of instant katorshka (powdered potato - a big hit on the train and I, for one, could see why!), grab a coffee or, if we hit the jackpot, take advantage of any free WeeFee to call home! Zimma, however, had almost nothing to occupy us other than a small supermarket where our only form ...
Last stop in Russia is Irkutsk, and after some pretty uninspiring 'industrial cities' (or shi-toles) this one is a massive change. The buildings are beautiful, there is a fair amount to see on a tour of the city, and most places even have plaques with English descriptions alongside the Russian. There's also a very nice place, called the 130 district, with 15-20 restaurants and pubs, some ice-cream stalls and a few souvenir places - nice place to hang out on a sunny day. ...
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... verbalize it to the restaurant matron we couldn't understand, all in the hope that we could get food that we probably wouldn't recognize. After a relatively short game of charades our well endowed, but somewhat intimidating matron (whose shirt buttons seemed to be sweating from the strain) turned on her heel and stormed off. Thinking that we would need to be rationing our emergency granola bar stash, we were pleasantly surprised when Comrade Well-Endowed returned with a ...
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