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My roomie Vladimir  

My roomie Vladimir

Notes from the Transsiberian Railway

October 16th 2007
It's a dreary Tuesday night, and five layers of clothing, a big furry hat and thermal gloves later, I have braved the dark and unwelcoming night of Siberia for you, dear readers, to visit an internet cafe bring you the new installment of my travel adventures - even if it means sitting in a drafty doorway! Last week, I spent four days and three nights on train number 2, also known as 'Rossya', f ... read more
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