Vostok S Hotel
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... as such, a massive theatre in its central square isn't quite as incongruous as I had imagined. Nevertheless, got very lucky in buying one of the last tickets to the Nutcracker on the opening Saturday night of the season. More incongruous was the sight of me in the best clothes I had (hiking boots, ripped shirt and ripped jeans (yes it was freezing outside, but I couldn't bring myself to take my horrendous jumper)) amongst the who's who of ...
... but I hope he didn't. I must admit that I did have some reservation that this might bore me to death or I might be stuck with some not so nice people but it was ok. I like the solitude of my cabin and had loads of fun at dinner time and station stops. I brought 2 magazines and a book with me to keep me occupied, but only managed to get through the magazines and didn't even start the ...
Popping into Emma and Toni's cabin I got drawn into a game of *******, which I promptly lost. But by then we were drawing into Omsk, where the train would stop for 40 minutes. It was still 8 degrees outside but the sun was out and it was quite pleasant. We trooped out of the we train and took some photos, including some of an old steam locomotive that used to be used on the Trans Siberian. When I got back to the carriage, a guy had shown up selling boxes upon boxes of sweet ...
... to the train I wandered along a few carriages then hopped on. I think the chat with the attendant went; "I'm on (signal with hands) 10" "I can get on here?" The last transmitted by a simple 'da'. The supermarket seemed to be more popular with westerners, proportionally, than Russians. About 20 people made it in, at least 4 were western, yet there aren't 20% westerners on the train (get me, making a point using a fancy word like 'proportionally' and ...
Met Peter and Olga at Tinkoff brew house on Lenina St. The brews were okay, but nothing memorable. Olga P. came to join us. Had salad of creamy shrimp wrapped in smoked salmon, then a platter of sausages for the group. German type food, so after a few bites I had enough. We all left, Olga P on her own and we took a taxi to Peter and Olga house. Talked, ate, drank more beer. Walked back to Abiamka's all together, said goodbye to Peter and Olga; good ...
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