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Russia: Train Rides

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Arts & Culture, Travel

Tim Newman of White Sun of the Desert writes about a typical train journey [1] in Russia: boiled eggs and endless conversations are the most common features. Also, for a male foreigner, motherly attention of female compartment-mates, which would be considered rude in the West but are a norm in Russia.