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Our cabin mate, Wasi, a teacher from just outside Irkutsk.
Our other cabin mate, Nina, who yelled at us all the time.
Yekaterinburg Station, also known as Sverdlov, about 2:00 am
The Baikal Express, Moscow to Irkustsk
Wasi and Nina chatting in the hallway
A typical view of a village from the train
Reading up on Lake Baikal from the Lonely Planet
A typical stop
The provodnitsa hard at work knocking ice off the train - every stop
The restaurant car
The trains would stop from 3 to 20 minutes. We would get out, walk around, and maybe stock up on supplies.