I’ll do a proper blog entry about the train when I have time…

..but until then I’ll tell you that it will involve some of the following elements: alcohol, a Siberian police officer, lots of sign language and a football team. Are you feeling tantilised yet?

As I say I have to rush through the last bit of the trip. I’m making paper notes which will in due course be blogged so you can enjoy the adventure all in one go, kind of like watching several episodes of 24 back to back. Except with me as the hero