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This would be awesome...

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by lakim0, Nov 26, 2013.

  1. lakim0

    lakim0 BANNED BANNED

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    I'm sure there are people from Russia and China and I wonder, if someone has ever taken this journey...

    http://www.seat61.com/Trans-Siberian.htm

    7 days and over 5,000 miles through Siberia and Mongolia to Beijing.

    Price : 1st class costs over 700 pounds, not much at all.


    It must be booked in winter definitely, would be totally awesome, has anyone ever done it ?

    Some photos from Google :

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    Damn, this is SO awesome!

    What are other crazy-ass railways like this ?

    I'll make sure to book this in the near future!

    :eek:
     
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  2. zhenyoung

    zhenyoung Junior Member

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    OK,I am chinese:)
     
  3. BrandingBaw

    BrandingBaw Power Member

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    Been there, done that. If you´re able to do it, do it because it´s a great ride and perfect chance to meet some really nice people!
     
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    Would be a nice way to get away from the city life. But I like to go on these trips with either friends or family. Otherwise, it will be too boring.
     
  5. Beven

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    I hate travelling to go on holiday, never mind the holiday being centred around it haha,

    Maybe it would be cool though, for that price it seems worth it.
     
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    BrandingBaw Power Member

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    Trust me, this ride is everything besides boring.

    Don't forget about the beautiful girls on the train ;)
     
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    This looks awesome, I would like to try it someday.
     
  8. lakim0

    lakim0 BANNED BANNED

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    Hah, that's Russia after all :D

    A week on the railway with nice people would be awesome.
     
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    come on beven, i love your old avatar:eek:
     
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    Now I know what I will be doing the next holiday :eek:
     
  11. Beven

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    It was time for a change!
     
  12. lakim0

    lakim0 BANNED BANNED

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    Mind telling us more about it? What did you like / didn't like etc.. Did you do it in Summer or?

    Edit : check this out http://stangie.wordpress.com/2012/04/20/allll-aboard-the-trans-siberian-from-beijing-to-moscow/
     
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  13. stan40

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    Looks awesome . 7 days in train should be adventure
     
  14. kinlee

    kinlee Supreme Member

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    I'm adding this to my list :D
     
  15. Derpinard

    Derpinard Registered Member

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    For a moment I thought op actually wanted to start some affiliate site trying to sell tickets for those trains. Might've been a good idea if someone could do it and, for example, throw in his own pics/stories from the trip.
     
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    I went in the early winter (October) of 2011 and went there to put my mind at ease for a bit. The train doesn't make too much noise and the landscapes you drive through are breathtaking. The link you placed pretty much sums the trip up, as they also mention it would be good to speak (more important, read) some Russian, it just makes the trip easier I guess :).
     
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    lakim0 BANNED BANNED

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    Yeah, I can speak Russian fluently, so it would be double nice. What about visa, is it too much trouble to get tourist one ? Thx for sharing though... : )
     
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    It looked like an ass in the wrong place.
     
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    It's not too hard to get, and if for some reason it is, there are loads of other ways. It's Russia after all ;)

    Have fun for when you go and keep us updated :)

    P.s. Speaking the language will help a lot for a comfortable ride!