Vostok S Hotel
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... near four decades ago as a young reporter I noted the mattresses stuffed into this window cavity where the shutters had not been closed. Then it was late winter, the temperature was twice as cold as the inside of a domestic freezer, the snow and ice on the back streets packed grey and solid, the aired clawed and scratched at my cheeks for a few minutes before they went numb. It was if a tap had been turned in my toes allowing all the heat to flow out like water ...
... cafe which wasn't too bad but the lunch we had was a bit of a disaster. Neville's meal turned out to be fish, which he doesn't eat, and the other looked like liver that neither of us eat. Everything was in a bain marie, but cold, and when you picked what you wanted they heated it up in the microwave.
We've stayed in truckstops either for free or $R100 ($A2.50) a night.
... logs and others, sawn timber. Maybe the logs get darker with age and weather. Roof lines are steep because of snow. They are bungalows and very pretty but some look very poor. They are far more attractive than the housing blocks in the cities.
The motels and restaurants along the highway have phone top-up stations, a bit like an ATM. We don’t usually eat in these places because we find the ordering process complicated, there are often ...
... of different types of steam, diesel and electric engines as well as some very interesting historical carriages. They had the Tsar’s carriages, and some from the war, including a hospital carriage where they carried out surgery. They also had a large collection of Soviet made cars and military vehicles.
We had dinner at a restaurant in town before heading back to the train in time for our departure. Tomorrow is our first full day on the train without any tourist stops!!!!!
... and that is perfect after a few days of having no idea what you are eating. To top it off you get WiFi and can have a nice ice cream for desert for 20p, and overall, I am not ashamed to admit, that it was the third time we had eaten at Ikea.
The next couple of days were the last big push to Novosibirsk, we left the hotel at 10:00 but then spent an hour finding and working out how to send a small gift for a friend in hospital at the moment. If one is to imagine going ...
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