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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.
... ended up going to this cute little place around the corner. They sent over a Spanish waiter as a surprise for our Spanish friends. This turned out to be a nightmare because he didn't speak English, and we were all looking at English menus, he had a Finnish menu, and the girls were struggling to keep switching from English to Spanish so much. It was a mess, and he got a few things wrong in the order, but it was a delicious meal! I may have payed around 30 euro for it, but I had ...
... 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 ...
... This one is a practising Russian orthodox cathedral. Next another Cathedral, this time a trip up on top of one of the cupolas which gave superb views over the city but was accessed via some dodgy metal stairways out in the open much to Helen's dismay. Time for lunch and a top spot small cafe/restraunt called Zoom that was quite different and lived up to its recommendations. There is a main road right into the centre of St P, ...