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Dep: Thursday 28th May 22:21 Arr: Sunday 31st May 08:28 I am as acquainted as I am ever going to be with Piotr, my twenty-five year old cabinmate for the entertaining journey to Irkutsk. Without a common language, we settle into narrow, mono-syllabic conversations such as: "St. Petersburg, like?" "Da. Yes. Like." "Omsk, big?" "Yes." Thanks to his ...
... a monument to the founders of Irkutsk.
After that we had a couple of hours free so Wendy and I just carried on wandering haphazardly, following a painted green line on the ground which took you passed some of the city centre's notable buildings. The first library, the town hall, more churches and a lot that seemed to be former mansions that now housed offices or museums. We also passed a bar called The London Pub, which had wood panelling and leather seats although ...
Didum and her companion (can't remember his name) said goodbye at 7am and we settled down to a cabin to ourselves until 6pm when our next cabin companions came on board. We stopped a couple of times without anybody else getting on but got off ourselves to stretch our legs and somehow managed to resist buying some dried fish from the 'Babushkas’ (old ladies) who were selling them on the platform.
Then our new companions ...
... After a couple of hours stopped for breakfast the sun came out and allowed me to enjoy the bends. Couple of short sharp showers during the day made we wonder about camping again which was my plan, but as I had lost another hour, and as I stumbled across a motel past my intended stop for the day I thought go with that. As it turned out for £15 I could get a hot meal shower and secure parking for bike. With a terrifying big dog on watch. Usual soup and bread for dinner ...
... surprising that they use the train as a way of earning a living as they are really remote, they have huge allotments I guess they need to be self sufficient out here. Ian gets off with Bill a few times to find yet more cold beers ( not alcohol free) which they eventually do at about 120 rur for 2 bottles not bad stuff. If you get off you really do have to keep a good eye on the guard as there is no blowing of the whistle to get back on the train it just slowly pulls way from the ...