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... than the other classes. She smiled and gave a friendly answer when we asked how long the train stops at a certain station. And she gave us a magnetic key card that locks the compartment when we're not there.
Well, there are only 4 places to go and they are all nearby: restaurant car, toilet, head out to the platform when the train stops or go back to the window in the last car. 72 hours is plenty of time to explore variations.
One puzzling detail is ...
... to be outside and running around, or working out when we should have breakfast, lunch or dinner. It has been interspersed with card games, **** head being the favourite, as well as huge rounds of uno. The restaurant carriage is one along from us, and with air conditioning, it has become somewhat of a refuge during the day.
The day is broken up with a few stops where we are allowed to get off for up to 30 minutes, ...
... leg of this trip. That changed and we head off again. Turned north towards Murmansk and the sat-nav (Gertie) decided to go on the blink, bloody hell! What next!
After a night’s rest Gertie decided to come good again. We spent the best part of a day in Murmansk. D did have high hopes of visiting the retired nuclear powered ice-breaker that is one of the attractions of this the largest city of any country within the arctic region. We did find it ...
... route and the 'Green' historical route. We chose the Romantic route and followed it for a way around beautifully old and weathered traditional wooden buildings built by Russian traders and artisans before the Revolution. There was also really good graffiti on the walls which we got some pictures. Also, and really strangely we found a Boot's delivery van parked just of the main stretch - bit of a long delivery as there was no Boots store in ...
... just rock up and wait for the next one, which ideally shouldn't be more than a few minutes away". Well this is the Russia I've experienced so far for sure. In the SPb and Moscow metros I don't think I ever waited more than 45 seconds for a train heading in my direction. And usually it was less than 20 seconds. And I changed lines a number of times over a number of days. Anyway, maybe these are the musings of a man told to head west but chose east ...
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