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... have required us to drag our luggage up and over the lines and there were 28 of us.
As it turned out Owen (and his Russian friend) arranged that the train would come in a little early and come in on the platform by the road (so we did not have to do the up and over) I am sure that we were all aboard within 4 mins.
We had three days on the train (2 nights) getting to Vladivostok about 8:00pm
... not to be disappointed. We could see down the east coast, back up to the northern tip and then across to the western side of the island. And of course it was made so much better by there not being a cloud in the sky. Despite the stunning scenery, technology has not been lost here. A mobile phone mast has been erected on the top of the hill ! We were picked up in the village below which is the only village on the island that is not connected to ...
... that he was going to take them home so he got the 2 grasshoppers in his hands and off we went. I think he got fed up half way up the valley so he let them go. His dad said he was hungry and angry (that he had not yet had any lunch). That makes two of us, although I was just hungry. After an hour, we were back at the van and treated to hot Omul (fish) Soup. Delicious ! Then time to head home (and more cackling from the Chinese). Very entertaining. Back at Nikita's ...
... as I got there and left as soon as I had paid my ticket and got on board.
Enjoyed the journey but was very surprised to see the landscape suddenly change from dense green forests to a dusty, rolling, grassless hills occasionly passing through beautifully bright yellow and orange groups of trees. The bus had to wait a little while at a pier (which uncannily most resembled to me Puerto Madryn, on the other side of the world in dusty South East Argentina).
Hadn't worked ...
This morning Virginia had to go home and had a taxi pickup from the hotel at 06:30. By 07:00 she reported that she had checked in, was sitting down waiting for the flight and enjoyed the packed breakfast provided by the hotel. The plan for the day was to travel to Lake Baykal, approximately 250km drive away. The lake is over 1.7km deep, 300km wide and over 1500km long, holding 26% of the worlds fresh water. The country side is beautiful and I commented to the Canadian next to ...