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Part 8 Final Story of the TSR Saga: Aaaaaat Last…My Love Has Come Along

Posted by admin in July 5th, 2009 | no comment 
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Okay, I know that song is about a lover not a city, but when you’ve dreamed of a place for a very long time, hoped and prayed and longed for it as much as I had Moscow, you gotta know it was a thrill to finally be in that city! We rolled in early morning, […]

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Part 7 of the TSR Saga: Surprised By Prayer

Posted by admin in July 2nd, 2009 | 2 comments 
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The Trans-Siberian Railroad runs east and west/west and east across Russia. It’s the longest railroad in the world. It starts in Beijing or in Moscow—depending on which way you’re heading. It’s been running full steam (sorry) since 1916. Depending on who you talk to it takes anywhere from eight to twelve days to go from […]

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Part 6 of the TSR Saga: The Brit, the General and Me

Posted by admin in July 1st, 2009 | 3 comments 
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The Trans-Siberian Railroad offers adventuresome travelers two types of trains: a Chinese train and a Russian train. Word on the street was that the Chinese train was cleaner than the Russian. Really? ‘Cause the Chinese trains were pretty bad back-in-the-day. I couldn’t even imagine what the Soviet trains would be like if they were worse […]

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Part V – Back in the US, Back in the US, Back in the USSR!

Posted by admin in June 29th, 2009 | 6 comments 
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Trans-Siberian. Trans-Siberian. Trans-Siberian. I’ve never been diagnosed “officially” but I’m pretty certain I’m a bit OCD! Once I get my mind stuck on something, I really have a tough time changing focus. Even with that crazy dangerous Chernobyl nuclear stuff, I still wanted to go across the USSR by train. News was usually hard to […]

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Part II – Are You Sure You Want to Fly Aeroflot?

Posted by admin in June 21st, 2009 | 1 comment 
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Monday morning I woke bright and early relieved that the bunk bed had not collapsed crushing the small child beneath me. That my friend was a great way to start the day. Marianne and Aimo were in the kitchen having coffee and breakfast before Aimo headed in to the Foreign Affairs Office where he worked. […]

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