Trans Siberian Railway Day 4

Trans Siberian Railway Day 4

Trans Siberian Railway Day 4 on board the 070Ч Moscow to Irkutsk train, Tyazhin to Irkutsk was about 1473 kms in length. My last day on board 070Ч as a part of my Siberian Trek

It was a very misty and overcast this morning, so no sunrise Siberian sunrise.

Food

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Another bland breakfast. Really need to get some Chili Sauce or Tobasco Sauce

One of the attendants was selling freshly baked Russian Style Sausage rolls / hot dogs. It tasted a lot better than breakfast.

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For lunch the soup was again the only dish that had any taste. Pasta was a change.

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Dinner was carrot and chicken with rice again, tasteless yet again.

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Trans Siberian Railway Day 3

Trans Siberian Railway Day 3

Trans Siberian Railway Day 3 on the 070Ч Moscow to Irkutsk train my first “official” day of my Trek in Siberia. The weather was a lot better, blue skies and around 20 C for most of the day

Sunrise

This morning’s sunrise was pretty spectacular, unfortunately my photos do not do it justice.

Dining Car

When I first went exploring it was before the dining car was open, so could not find it… After hearing from a few other passengers that was where they hung out, decided to go and check it out. Get’s full very quickly, they need a second dining car.

Russian Modern or Naughty’s Style?

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Trans Siberian Railway Day 2

Trans Siberian Railway Day 2

Trans Siberian Railway Day 2 on board the 070Ч Moscow to Irkutsk train was from Brantovka to Talitsa about 1433 kms. This was the second day of my Siberian Trek, and my first full day on board the train.

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Sleeping was no problem, must have been the rocking and rolling.

Balezino

At Balezino we changed locomotives again, guessing now that the changes are crew related. Each crew must look after their own equipment, so each crew change they swap out the equipment

The locals at Balenzino were also selling souvenirs and soft toys along with cold drinks, instant noodles. A bit cool this morning, 10 C, and very grey.

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Trans Siberian Railway Day 1

Trans Siberian Railway Day 1

Trans Siberian Railway Day 1 on board the 070Ч Moscow to Irkutsk train is the third leg and first of my Trans Siberian Trek on board the Trans Siberian Railway on train 070Ч is from Moskva Yaroslavskaya Station to Irkutsk. A distance of 5186 km that should take 3days, 14 hours and 40 minutes to complete. Today’s travel is only 600 kms from Moskva Yaroslavskaya to Neya.

Train 070Ч goes from Moskva Yaroslavskaya Station to Chita, Irkutsk is about 14 hours before the end of its route.

Start of the Trans Siberian Railway to Vladivostok

Moskva Yaroslavskaya Station is the start of the Trans Siberian Railway which was inaugurated in 1901, only 9298 kms from Vladivostok.

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The start and the finish of Trans Siberian Railway

Moskva Yaroslavskaya to Neya – 600 km

We left Moscow at 13:50 Moscow time as per schedule. Will be interesting to see how punctual the train is the entire trip.

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White Rabbit Chef’s Table

White Rabbit Chef’s Table

One of my goals this trip was to dine at the White Rabbit Chef’s Table in Moscow. It was a experience more than a meal and exceeded my expectations. Looking forward to my next visit!

Fish Fish Fish

The Chef on the night I was there was Alexey Kogay who is the Chef of Chicha Bar a Japanese and Peruvian restaurant. A place I will have to visit next time I am in Moscow.

The Menu was all about Seafood, and was definitely an interesting night.

Everything was in Russian, so I was lucky to be sitting next to a Russian Teenager, Daria, who lives in SINGAPORE, and spoke perfect English (better than mine). Thankfully Daria translated all the important stuff.

Don’t let the lack of English prevent you from dining at the White Rabbit Chef’s Table, it really was not an issue.

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Dubai to Moscow – EK133

Dubai to Moscow – EK133

Emirates EK133 – Dubai to Moscow 3640 kms

The next leg of my Trans Siberian Trek is Dubai to Moscow on EK133, another Emirates Boeing 777-300ER in First Class, this time in seat 1A. Another old school boarding via the stairs.

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