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... wasn't the best way to go about doing it).
I had chanced camping a little bit, I had hoped mid September Siberia would just about allow me to survive in my lightweight sleeping bag. It did ... just. I shivered my way through the night with every item of clothing I had on my body, aside from my soaked anorak, which had been draped outside and in the morning housed a little pool of solidly frozen water.
Next stop and Irkutsk and the deepest lake in the world.
When we got there we decided to try and find the markets; this was closed because it was too cold, and wet, and icy, and cold. So we wandered around, took some photos, and decided to try and find the sauna! We drove off, parked the car at the entrance of the place, and wandered through the muddy forrest road towards the biggest smoke sauna in the world. Only to find that it had been booked out for the day, and the sauna was actually only in use on Tuesday and Thursday ...
... listening rather than reading and eventually dozed off. We were all awake and up early, and lunch was a repeat of yesterday. I missed the first stop, and at only 18 minutes it wasn't a long one in any case. The next (next with a stop longer than a couple of minutes, that is) was five hours later, at 13:55 (9:55 Moscow time) and this time I bounced off the train to find wifi, the cricket score and, as it turned out, Krasnoyarsk square-there were a couple ...
... taters, just in case the rest is gross! :D That and a glass of juice cost 685 rubles.
The clock on the wall says 11.25, but I don't know where it's referring to. I'm still on Irkutsk time really, back there it's already 1.25pm.
Half an hour or so after I've finished eating we pull into a station so I get out on to the platform for some fresh air and direct sunshine. I realise that this is the first station that I've stopped at since Beijing that has ...
... around the museum with our guide which is just shy of the 8 years it would take to go through the whole museum stopping for 30 seconds at each display.
I have given in already to the handbag and had to purchase one. There have been many moments where at dinner a backpack just looks little odd. We are slowly getting used to the point and agree approach of ordering and purchasing things, this was successful on two different occasions when we got ...