some trans siberian photos (we're having a few technical difficulties with the blog!)


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July 13th 2012
Published: July 13th 2012
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These photos should have accompanied the Trans Siberian blog but there are a few technical issues - with the pc I hasten to add and not the writers !!


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Outside Khabarovsk stationOutside Khabarovsk station
Outside Khabarovsk station

Ready to board train number 2
Meeting the ProvodnitsaMeeting the Provodnitsa
Meeting the Provodnitsa

A bit camera shy but got there in the end
First class cabinFirst class cabin
First class cabin

The recommended way to travel on the Trans Siberian
2nd class cabin2nd class cabin
2nd class cabin

We had the top and bottom bunk on the left
2nd class cabin part 22nd class cabin part 2
2nd class cabin part 2

The whole cabin,cosy !
Third class carriageThird class carriage
Third class carriage

I went as far as the door,I'm brave but not that brave!
The samovarThe samovar
The samovar

The all important samovar.
Yes,coal bucketsYes,coal buckets
Yes,coal buckets

Coal is used to fuel the samovars and for the kitchen in the train restaurants
Short station stopShort station stop
Short station stop

Passengers enjoy the fresh air and chance to stretch their legs
Locals selling goodsLocals selling goods
Locals selling goods

These people were selling home cooked produce at the side of the station
More sellersMore sellers
More sellers

I bought an egg and some pastry from the man on the right
Our lovely trolley dollyOur lovely trolley dolly
Our lovely trolley dolly

Lubuth who sold us small bars of dark chocolate and was our new best friend


13th July 2012

looks like you are having a good time - hope you enjoy your birthday too. See you soon xxx
13th July 2012

Happy Birthday
Looks Spartan but great - adventurer again! Just a different country!!
16th July 2012

Glad to see you both smiling and looking well. Enjoying the updates from you keep them coming. travel safe. Gloria & James xx
17th July 2012

photos
amazing insites into the trans-Siberian express. Much love, Rosx

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