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... but they werent really into chatting or interacting with us, because of the langugae barrier and what im calling "the russian way".
we stayed on another day to irktusk, and i cant tell you, we were counting down the hoursuntill we left the train! 4 and a half days is a long time on a train, and it was only on the last day
... a shoe horn which is one of the things Wills thought was necessary to bring to Reading '98, the first festival he attended. (Rosie you can't laugh here as Stu brought an ashtray).
There were some parts of the journey that were a bit unusual. Getting to the bar car was quite an adventure. Each of the carriages was very warm but when you moved from carriage to carriage the corridor in between was just like being outside and it even had snow in it. You also ...
We arrived slowly at the Russian border. All told to sit in the cabins, have everything filled out, all luggage easily accessible. The guards, customs and immigration come through. Stamp in my passport- yay! A few general questions then a cabin search and we are in. We jumped off the train at the station. To use the toilets cost $10R. There is no toilet paper in there either- so take your own or but it, the toilets are ...
... retraced my steps. The great thing about being forgetful, though, is that even when doing that you come across places you could swear you have never seen before. These steps? That bridge? It was all flat, I'm sure. Each day I've run this way before they have been jet washing the railings so I've had a little spray to cool me down. Today they had moved on to spray painting them, so I've caught some interesting patterns of spotty paint, instead. A good one, and I ...
... by far some of the most impressive that I have ever seen. All rooms, suites, restaurants, meetings spaces, and other facilities were top notch, only to he outdone by the service. What was most incredible was how much thought was put into each room. There were many little things in the rooms that would make the stay extra special, like a jogging map, stationary supplies, maps of sites and stores around the hotel (in each ...