Day 14: Almost In Irkutsk, Siberia September 26th 2008 Still in our Siberian Time Warp. I have woken up at 6.50am / 10.50am and it is a beautiful day. My scary Russian friend (with the scar) tells me that the next stop is "BIG CITY" - which I think is KRASNOYARSKY.
Feeling very hungry. Have been reading a book about China and I am craving something hot and spicy. The most exciting herb they seem to use in Russia is Dill.
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Europe » Russia » Siberia » Irkutsk Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
From Sydney, Australia.
Tim and I decided that we liked trains. So embarked on the Trans-Siberian and Trans-Mongolian Railways for 3 weeks. Plus a stopover in Singapore and a couple hundred rides on the local metros. This is our story!... full info