Hotel Latitude 55
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Before we go into the actual journey, I wanted to share a discovery I made about one game in particular played on trains. Interested? Let me explain…Bunk(er) Warfare!
Now this is a physiological mind game at it’s best. To play, you need a good strategy, tact, and a nice smile (well depending on if you have the upper hand or not!) Let me introduce you to a ...
... the young man and asked if he could help.
There was a flurry of Russian spoken, I shook the hand of the young Russian, who was obviously leaving and was ushered into the car of the older man. It all happened so quickly, I didn’t have time to tell Des what was happening. He just saw me take off. The car of the older man was unable to start, so he reversed down the driveway and jump-started the car. I felt quite confident going with this guy, ...
... or the river.
A city of more than 1.5 million people, Novosibirsk is the capital of Siberia and after Moscow and St Petersburg, the third largest city in Russia. The city is situated at a major crossroads – the River Ob which flows northwards to the Arctic Ocean and the Trans-Siberian railway, so Novosibirsk is a major transshipment point for goods and services flowing to and from Siberia's massive natural resource fields.
... sandwiches with my supplies. It was now around 12:30 Moscow time so it was lunch time somewhere.
I love having my Trailblazer Trans Siberian guide with me. It has a kilometre by kilometre breakdown of the journey with information on all of the stops. Looking at the map of Russia, I finally can see that I'm making progress across this country. Up to now my travels have been restricted to what is really a tiny corner of Russia. The countryside has opened up into a lot ...
I woke and, eventually, got, up. Ciaran and I had both found that when you have such an expanse of time on board, activities can be slowed right down. I think I passed a good half hour wondering if the hatch up top would lead to the roof, secret agent style, on my first trip. So here, I debated going to the loo for a lot longer than it took to actually go. I am patting myself on the back for my train choice, the late departure means we got a chunk done in ...