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... the whole country. The best solution to this is to fix all trains to one time
zone, no matter where you are in the country. Moscow being the capital city,
this would be the obvious choice to use, so all trains in Russia run on Moscow
time (GMT =4 hours). An example of how
this works is if a train is leaving Krasnoyarsk at 6am Moscow time in reality
it leaves at 10am from Krasnoyarsk. You can imagine how confusing this is when
... compared to the other Russians who were quite cold. She took us all the way to the train station and we definitely thought she was going to rob us or sell us into slavery, but actually she was just being nice. She gave us both hugs goodbye as if we were long lost friends. Felt a bit bad that we were so suspicious! Waiting in the train station the number for the platform didn't come up until the last minute, which left us a bit panicked, but then the ...
... knocks me in the head.
When I came in she was shouting at the cook and looked quite angry. But maybe that was just her way. For all I know she could have been describing a lovely holiday she had just been on.
It's been pretty much flat across the route taken so far. But this morning I woke to a more gently undulating landscape, with dark hills of thick pine and beech. Occasional open fields look abandoned with what looks like forest regrowth ...
... heet (lees: een varken dat geslacht en wel buiten op de tafel lag, het is toch koud genoeg), heeft bijna ieder houten huisje ook een stukje grond waarop aardappelen worden verbouwd en zie je overal (in Rusland, ook in de steden) zwerfhonden (die er gelukkig allemaal best gezond uitzien). Ik vind het fantastisch. Oerlelijk soms, maar dat is juist de schoonheid.
Daarnaast zorgt een ander overblijfsel uit de Sovjettijd ook voor een mooi beeld. Er zijn namelijk zoveel ...
... it might be my last stop. Guess that the problem buying train tickets one to two days before. Would be happy to buy all of them now but not sure how.
Not much power left on the laptop so while the power socket is not near my cabin I did use it to recharge the laptop and spent a couple of hours pretty much the same way I had spent them the previous night.
Once in Krasnojarsk I decided to get rid of my bag before trying to buy a train ticket. Went out to ...