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... stretches. There are human settlements from time to time visible from the distance, looks actually like perfect settings for an " Anatevka" performance, but unless starving would not try to get help from there, not out of fear but my Russian language skill.
And it came, out of nowhere, here is the place for food, with heaps of people, wonder where from, as the road was so quiet before.
Here in my motel room now, feeling full of energy, ...
... went for a hike around area and finished the cave site off with some Russian pancakes. We opted to walk back to the train station instead of taking a taxi. This allowed us to really get a feel for the Russian countryside. The potholed dirt roads and crumbly cement bridges possessed a certain type of charm. Soon we arrived at the station with about an hour to spare. What do to, what to do? So we found a bar and had some beer. Slightly buzzed we boarded the train which was completely full. ...
We arrive in the evening in Perm, which seems to be a quiet city. It looks less modern than Ekaterinburg. We have a homestay at 2 apartments, neighbours from each other. The difference between the 2 hosts cannot be bigger but the hospitality in both families is so warm and welcoming. In both houses we get the bedrooms, the ladies sleep on the couch in the living room. As the apartments are downtown, it might be expensive to live here and we assume that both ...
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With very much a time limit to get to Irkutsk, L decided we have to be there by Wednesday 19th June so we have ample time to get Mongolian visas, we turned east and took quite a northerly route eastward. We skirted around Vologda and passed through Totma, a pretty town with some lovely churches then on through Sharya and onto Kirov. Kirov too, is quite a pretty city.
L is going to ...
Poor Kirst was unwell yesterday and has come down with a rotten cold today. While she rested at Hostel P I decided to go Urals spotting. Perm has a huge river (River Kama) that splits the city in two with a massive bridge (Kama bridge) crossing it and original wooden buildings prevalent once off the main street. It's easy to get a sense of the old Perm, old Russia and also how poor everything really is when you leave the main city street with piped music, ...