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... on the train are locked, because the waste falls directly onto the rail below.
I don't know if it is an elevating thought, but still, far, far away, yonder, beyond the mountains, Siberia way, some of my waste is slowly decaying above the permafrost.
It would make a good country song. I'm sure.
Sometimes we pass a "village" of tiny houses. They are so small, it could be a Catholic graveyard. But around it are vegetable gardens. Why are the houses ...
I was in Krasnoyarsk to do some hiking in the Stolby Nature Reserve and had just about 24 hours before the next train booking, so reorganised my bags and stuffed everything I wouldn't need into a locker and headed off to catch a couple of buses to the south side of town to the national park.
It was lovely geting back into nature after so may cities in Russia and once I got to the park and had set up my tent for the night, the scenery became really beautiful. Perfect ...
... up in some gold foil...raised eyebrows all round but its too late to complain and wait another 30 minutes for attention so we all head back to our kupe. Having only had one drink we might as well be plastered as the train now chugging at some speed along a wobbly section of track throws us all over the place!
Back in the kupe battered and bruised we knock up some noodles using hot water form the samovar before retiring for the night in our bunks ready for our morning arrival in ...
Sadly we could have spent the whole day there but time was tight& we still hadn’t seen the number one attraction The Hermitage. The bus another minivan was freaky with the driver travelling at break neck speeds ...
... But she's now asleep and there's only so far a conversation between her Russian and my smiles could go anyway. I have been lazy about learning, just after China's single syllable language and lack of conjugations the complexity of Russian hurts my brain a little :P I understand maybe half of their 33 letter cyrillic alphabet, can do greetings, tell people that I don't understand Russian, and ask if they understand English :D oh and I can ask for still water - ...