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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- TV NTV World Russia
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Heated pool
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... food, etc). My watch had stopped in Krasnoufimsk, so I gave it to him and he replaced the battery (no doubt thus voiding my LifeTime battery guarantee from Timpsoms?!), but with all these train journeys it is good to have a working watch, and it only cost 65p! We took our next long distance train that evening. This time we shared our carriage with two (unrelated) Russian men, one of whom quietly got up and left at Omsk at 0738, the other of whom ...
... of Siberia, the third largest city of Russia behind Moskau and St.Petersburg is a very significant place.
My hostel is very close to the centre, so I got a little impression of this very much alive and friendly place, with nice parks in the centre filled with heaps of active folks, in ...
... traders that we have read about. Some more reading and a nap, see us head deep into the Baraba Steppe, an inhospitable place year round due to mosquitoes in the summer and the cold in the winter. Passing through the boggy swamp land in our carriage however is much more hospitable. We arrive in Barabinsk, 3040km from Moscow and find our first platform traders. They are selling salted fish, interesting, but not what I was looking for. However, there are also some ...
... Chocolate filled croissants, meringues, and cream filed biscuits of all sorts. I bought a box for 150 roubles and so did everyone else just about so we all shared our bought booty around, including with the carriage attendant (always good to keep on their good side).
Despite this sugar rush, I wanted to have something more substantial to eat so I went back to my cabin (the smell emanates from it into the corridor), climbed up onto my bunk and made a couple of cheese, salami ...
... the spirit of the Ovoo for safe passage. With the car in low ratio we started off down, it looked a dam long way and we could see a village at the bottom, perhaps a 1000m below, (turned out to be 700+m). The track started bad and deteriorated from that, where the water had gouged out deep ruts. Once on our way though, there was no turning back and best to hope there wasn’t anyone stupid enough to be trying to come up just now.
Eventually we ...