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... shower! What luxury, that comfortable bed!
We write our diaries and listen to old Chinese songs about the Silk Path. Also a song about a Chinese official, sent as Ambassador to Baikal lake about 100 BC.
But he was taken as prisoner by the Huns. After 19 years they managed to get him back to China. In spite of the bad treatment, his loyalty to the emperor never wavered. And even today the Chinese still sing about him.
Two very happy people in central Asia...
... hostel only had dorm beds available for that night, so we took them, and then moved into a double room the next day, which is where the towels were folded as swans (see previous blog's photo). As it turned out the hostel wasn't so great. It had 24hr reception, but as it was tiny the reception was directly outside the 4 bedrooms, and so every time the doorbell went, or the phone rang, or there was a conversation, then we could hear it. Guests arrived at least twice in the early hours of ...
... try and keep track of where you are, as for what hour of the day or actual day it is another matter, it's like a cross between the Twilight Zone and Groundhog Day. So I reckoned I had 4 stops and 16 hours to go until Irkutsk so enjoyed getting a few snaps and a proper cup of tea without the foliage, with two stops to go a chap came into compartment hung up his coat and stored his luggage and glared at me blankly as I protested I didn't speak Russian, so after producing some ...
... 22580 ;Torgovaya ploshchad吃了個 9;包後馬上Ò 40;另一重要( 670;Kremlin。與其# 500;這個地方 6159;克理母林 23470;，這地方& #25033;是旅遊市 場更貼切。 ;馬車，紀ঘ 5;品小賣，ű ...
... 5 leaders of the Decembrist's were hanged. Those in high society who were thought to have been friendly with the Decembrist movement leaders were exiled to Siberia, and some ended up in Irkutsk. The wives of the men who were exiled followed them to Siberia. The Russian expression Decembrist Wife is a symbol of the devotion of a wife to her husband. It's probably better if Nik doesn't test whether he has a "Decembrist Wife" or not.
The following morning ...