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What a day!
Got up quite early, to skype with Elisabeth.
Then organised a new spare tyre and few little things, to survive the continuation of my trip.
As the weather forecast for Sunday is definitely rainy, I decided to stay another day here, the outlook for Monday and the rest of the week is very good, which means should ...
... loss with gusto, not even asking for a donation after each piece. To eat, I had chicken kiev given having one in Kiev itself seems unlikely for the foreseeable future. Again there was no Russian, or even Ukrainian beer, and so I ordered a Leffe Blonde. Though for some reason the waiter brought me a Leffe Brown. Wendy had borsch which came with a pepper vodka. Unfortunately, she's already ordered a pepper vodka so the meal ended up being a lot boozier than she intended.
... was shot down in Russia while doing aerial surveillance during the Cold War. After leaving we started our journey back to the hostel. Along the way we stopped at various places for photos including the old canal which has been turned into a beautiful park area. Soon we were prepping for our future train ride, which left disturbingly early, 4am. Not much sleep as there would be no point.
No waking sleep ...
... the wounded in hospitals. But you can be a good person but a bad leader. Still, no-one deserves their fate.
Leaving the church, I still had a few hours to kill before my train. I went and grabbed a pizza and glass of Jacobs Creek at Momma's Big House. I wanted Russian food but they didn't have any on their menu. After dinner I caught the metro back to the train station and walked to a supermarket to buy supplies for my 56 hour train ride ahead. Got stuff for breakfast and ...
... Much much much worse than Matts room). The other features of the train worth note is the shower which is shared with the cabin next door, if you need to use it you need to remember to lock the other cabins door!! The shower is cold water, just a set on bath taps with a shower hose and Ian reckons he can spit farther........nice. But I don't think I'm going to get much more than a strip wash for the duration. To be honest this train is really poor, ...