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... and always operate on summer - which means iPad/phone is out by an hour though who knows which way... Confused yet? Try setting an alarm to make sure you don't sleep through your station stop! Especially when you are a couple of beers down from the restaurant car. You start to feel glad that fail in all else, the angry Russian train attendant will wake you to make sure she gets all her bedding back. This all adds up to a sensation of ...
13/9 Stage 38 Kemerovo to Mariinsk km 160. (Hostel stay )
14/9 Stage 39 Mariinsk to west of Achinsk km 170. (Tent overnight)
15/9 Stage 40 To 20 km west of Krasnoyarsk km 190. ( Hostel stay)
overall distance today: only a few km below 8000 km
Here I am again, sitting in a warm hostel room and actually enjoy feeling warm!
I think, the last 3-4 days were so far the most tough ones of this trip.
At the first stage ...
... shave'. ( now referred to as the Three S's). The 'Life is ****' * phrase also pops out to laughs at this point as well as a summary to other conversations in our assessments of day-to-day life as we know it. *(Earlier in a conversation about peters baseball cap collection I show him my 'life is ****' hat which features an embroidered picture of a stick man carpenter who's just nailed his hand to a plank).
Finally seated we enjoy a beer, one each for me and D, along with ...
... don't open and from midday until four the heat in here is absolutely stifling! Younger girls and women skimp down to impossibly small shorts and strappy tops and all men just wander about in boxers. Most people seem to just lay down and doze at this point.
Wednesday morning I'm awoken around 9.30am Irkutsk time (duno what the local time is, need to work out where i am to know that!) by keep-your-clementines lady and her family leaving the train. In their place ...
... closer. On peering out the window I saw my Providnista with a large metal bar, striking something under the carriage. I can only assume her purpose was to dislodge ice and snow on some piece of machinery the function of which is critical to the operation of the train. But who knows, it might be some satanic ritual performed when we cross a time zone.
I ventured to the dining car for breakfast and was greeted by a pleasant ...