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... for 2 nights. When we came to the border around 2pm we had a four hour wait for the officials to come on board. We went for a walk down to the river, across the great old bridge shared by vehicles, people and cows. This is the main river into Lake Baikal There is very little at this station except official buildings, station, toilets and a shop with very little in it...Robyn bought the ...
... got a bit more attention than they wanted!
The food was generally OK, once you accepted that the majority of items listed on the menu weren't available. The best food was the pirozhki (a sort of savoury doughnut filled with potato, meat or cabbage).
Our carriage was looked after by Victoria and Galina, two smartly uniformed provodnitsas (train attendants). They kept our carriage clean, sold drinks & snacks, and told ...
... closed fences, so I can rarely see a backyard. Old houses have wooden fences, often falling apart.Corrugated iron is the modern equivalent.
Some iron sheets are cut and twisted in the strangest shapes to close some obscure little hole. It really makes me curious what they are trying to hide from my view.
I run and walk intermittently, because this poor Dutchman is used to flat land. And between corrugated iron, barking dogs, and a few cows walking freely over the road ...
... and renewal with bright blue or bright green tin roofs on some houses. Each house still has a fenced off piece of land, it still doesn't look as if much is growing, despite general lusciousness elsewhere. A station platform. Disappointingly no smoked fish or fur hats here, just ice creams sold out of cardboard boxes and a long goods train carrying roadstone. The station bridge doesn't have steps down onto our platform, ...
'We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.' Jawaharial Nehru And so we began our journey across Siberia on the Trans-mongolian train. This train runs once a week and takes 8 days to travel from Moscow to Beijing, but we have opted to stop off along the way at a town called Irkutsk. As before, each carriage has its own carriage host/hostess and ...