Siberian Safari Club Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... to ensure the return of this highly-desirable souvenir.
One guy helps interpret the timetable, in Cyrillic Russian, with its arrival and departure times in Moscow time. The start of the train, a huge thing, is imperceptible, no clunking just things outside the window gently start to slide by.
At Novosibirsk it's dark and chilly when. Unlike back in Tongdao, when we hadn't a clue of the town's name or where we were, here finding out the ...
... m sure we'd all agree) into our Russian pot noodles - not bad actually. On my birthday, our carriage shared a chocolate cake that Dave had somehow managed to smuggle in his bag from Yekaterinburg, along side a bottle of champagne that had been hiding out since London - I'm surprised neither got smashed by the pony he's also got me, though he's saving that revelation for Mongolia (right, David?). We lit the candles on the platform (plenty ...
... with boiling water. We still had some of the German sausage we bought in Beijing and so chopped this up with the knife from our spork set and mixed it in. To top it all of we borrowed some of Gemma and Kelvin's bottle of mysteriously named 'Flavouring', which looked like soy sauce but literally just had the word Flavouring on the side of the bottle.
Afterwards I reclined in my bunk with a peppermint tea and alternating between reading and writing my diary. As this was ...
... to our Hostel (Titmouse House!) about 9:30am local time. Basic, but still better than the St Petersburg one.
Just for interest the references to ‘local time’ are to help us stay aware of the fact that the trains operate on ‘Moscow’ time. I have my wrist-watch set for ‘Moscow’ time while the phones automatically change to the 6 local time zones we are travelling through).
Had a shower ...
... on Moscow time (-5hrs).
Peter speaks very little English but fortunately Andrea has good English and along with Ds German we learn about Peters love for his div 2 German football team. Peter has lots of accessories with the team's purple livery on, glasses case, toothbrush, bottle opener and a mascot sheep called Shaun who is dressed up to the eyeballs in purple team livery including baby booties! We introduce Shaun to Dax (German for badger) and there are lots of laughs ...