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... picked at with fingers (civilized Midge produces chop sticks) and eaten with a round bread with a pattern in the middle and charcoal grilled chicken legs... While watching the sun go down.
Our companions in our four-berth hard sleeper (the mattresses are firm, rather than hard) are taciturn. They spend most of the journey asleep, apart from drinking tea with hot water from the samovar at the end of the carriage and eating bread and hunks of ...
We travelled the 3380km stretch of rail from Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk in third class, the difference being that here, the carriage is like an open dormitory, which makes for a more manageable temperature. At one point I even wore a jumper for about 30 seconds. With windows either side, the space feels less claustrophobic offers the additional activity of people watching to help pass the time on our longest stretch of continual train. Watching ...
... all the relevant directions and notes for getting to our next Hostel but for some reason the map had not been saved! Had coffee at the train station while trying to find a map of the city but even the ‘Information’ booth didn’t have one! Walked out of the railway station to see an unusual statue of a Lion carrying a Spade (and a sickle). Now I have to record this because it wasn’t me that said it, it was Carol, ...
... 8211; you can see one in the picture with our guide – absolutely mind blowing the work which went into one of these. There was also a display showing the damage caused during WW2 – and in there was a picture – which I’ve included here showing all the vegetables growing outside the Cathedral – there were many many citizens died during the war – but the majority of them weren’t caused by combat but by starvation. ...
... they arrive, two Germans on a tour, we do handshakes and a quick introduction. D rolls out some pigeon German from her school days, which turns out to be quite useful. Peter has just turned 60 and his partner Andrea, a little younger, has booked them both on a tour to celebrate his birthday, the tour includes a group of about 15 Germans spread out amongst the other compartments on the carriage.
Once the grumpy provanista dishes out the bedding to us and the other new ...