Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
The overnight from Moscow to St. Petersburg in the sleeping cabins is nice, fun, even.  

I did the return trip in a non-sleeping-cabin car (dozens of crammed seats, blaring polka music -which made me spend hours musing about the linguistic similarity between "polka" and "plokho"- and dozens of unwashed people hawking dried fish and cigarettes.  And the person sitting next to me had stomache flu.)  Nightmare.

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire

by p------- on Wed Jul 26th, 2006 at 08:32:42 AM EST
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