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Jul 3, 2011 - Trans-Siberian

Our train was delayed until this morning. I was refreshed after a great nights sleep and had enough time to faff around and get organised. I had a lovely breakfast, of yes, you guessed it, omelette and pancakes, before catching up with the fam on viber. LOVE viber. An iphone app that enables free phone calls. Meeting in the looby at 11 we walked 15 minutes to the station, a hard slog with 16kgs on my back and 30 degrees in the shade. A short 3 stop train ride then a 10 minute walk to the next station. Half of us dumped our bags and went off...

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Aug 7, 2009 - Perm

Though we really loved the train with plenty of relaxation, meeting strange strangers and getting merry it was great to arrive in Perm. Here we had a few days with familiar faces whilst visiting Hamish and Hannah Louise who have been working for a charity helping street kids in this city for the past three years. Many bliny (pancakes) many ridiculous wedding parties congregating for photos in the same areas (with hummer limos) and many vodkas. We also had the chance to visit the surrounding countryside (Ural mountains) staying in one of...

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