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... and I wasn't expecting to wander too much so I just had my flip flops on. The train station was beautiful and lit up at night so I was taking a few photos, looking through the viewfinder, took a step forward right into a very icy puddle! Yikes that was cold!
Got back on the train and stopped off in the casino cabin (as Mike and Marius' cabin is called as they have card games) for a few shots of vodka before heading off to bed at around 2am local time. Twas a very enjoyable day.
... I have spoken to my friend Churchman about this and he said spray the points with a bit of WD40 and it can keep the water out. I did this but went a bit over the top with WD40 and the car then wouldn't start. Eventually got it going, managed to limp into town at which point the exhaust decided to fall off. I had lost a couple of bolts, rattled off, but I managed to improvise and vowed to buy a bag of locking nuts.
When we eventually made it to the hotel we chilled for ...
I`ve never been able to take decent pictures from a moving vehicle. One Nikon D5100 and 72 hours on the train give me plenty of opportunities to fix that.
The train runs at an average of 50 km/h. Sometimes it goes over 100 km/h then again it crawls along at a walking pace. There are considerable vibrations to be taken into account. It all asks for a high shutter speed. 1/800 sec did a fairly good job. Then there is the question ...
... t we just take a look? But the attendant was determined that we could not enter (seemed like a real cranky so-and-so). As we stood there feeling disappointed and pretty frustrated at all the trouble we'd gone to getting there, we watched the attendant lead the Russian couple in and start showing them around! We were both annoyed and confused but I wasn't about to just walk away so went to another two ladies at the entrance booth to ask again (they were a lot ...
... such an entry. I am traveling on Train № 055 Ы Krasnoyarsk – Moscow. I decided to take the train to Moscow because one it’s cheaper than a flight and two I will get to see Russia from east (more like the middle) to west and meet many interesting people along the way.
Yesterday evening I went grocery shopping with Igor to prepare for the train ride. He helped me pick out all the right food for my 2-day trip. I now have to take with ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service