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... normal people. Its removal is not a simple 'good' or 'bad.'
They credit Putin for restoring a sense of prosperity, so people can be honest again. Coinciding with his presidency the petty crime and petty corruption have disappeared. The big corruption is beyond their daily life.
In the mean time our train passes a storage area with hundreds, maybe a thousand train carts for oil - which dropped from $110 last year, to below $50 per barrel West Texas ...
... in a rather bleak looking soviet apartment block. In the rest of the city we didn't find much to get excited about. Most of the buildings are uninspiring, but we did find the odd interesting church.
However, despite the Siberian cold, our opinions of Krasnoyarsk gradually thawed. The hostel was actually quite nice when we were inside it and they even had a sauna! The manager/owner, like so many Russian people we've met, was ...
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 ...
... tickets!" They are older, well travelled and from Seattle or surrounding areas. Apart from the two Australians, anyway. I met one half of several of the couples at various stops, they all had a way to talk about England, one opened up with the Olympics, another with their 24 day tour of England. Including Brentford. Obviously. At Ilanskaya I didn't find wifi but next to the station building was a group of shops, and Piwo Baltika got me not just service, ...
... salady stuff, along with some kind of offal. Not knowing, I guess, how to get my attention when I'm writing; she sort of waves a fork near my face :o) then she offers to share her modest meal. I'd love to actually, it looks rather delicious and I am getting hungry, but she has so little that I politely refuse. She shrugs and tucks in herself, insisting that I continue to use the table rather than switching to write in my knees.
I go to bed around 11, more because ...