Trans-Manchurian Railway – From Irkutsk to Beijing

Trans-Manchurian Railway – From Irkutsk to Beijing


We are alone in this cabin It’s empty because it leaked No – I have actually used this once Really?
– Yes, five years ago Just because I had carried it for so long time I had to try it and check how it feels and I haven’t used it since It’s the most unnecessary thing in the world Well maybe if we were in Africa it might come in handy there But anywhere else – the most useless item in the world You don’t need it in Russia or in China or in Spain What do people use it for then? Here you can wash your hands everywhere If you have to go to bathroom and cannot wash hands afterwards It’s just like Arman said the World is becoming more and more homogenic There are no more places without – There are no more places in the world where you would need hand sanitizer You have to look for them! You go backpacking through Asia and you don’t even need hand sanitizer What has happened to this world? We are about to arrive to Zabaikalsk the Russian side of the border And there our train will be lifted in the air Winter tires will be changed to summer tires We have to leave the train while they do it I though they would let us stay inside She (the train conductress) said that – don’t be afraid when they take the train away After we come out of the train
they will take it away don’t be scared, ’cause it’s completely normal they are going to take it –
to some passage where they change the – Yeah So we leave the train for two hours and wander around the village There is some kind of – – Prairie
– Desert What do you call that? There’s not a single tree in sight
just grass Then we return to the train There’s a passport control
on the Chinese side of the border and then we leave the train AGAIN – I don’t understand why because tires have been changed, right? they check that no one’s smuggling drugs they go through our stuff check the train and – Yeah, the conductress said
that they will go through our stuff We need to leave our bags open here They are not going to rummage in them
Maybe a dog’s gonna sniff them – Well, the conductress said that
they are going to rummage in the bags We’ll be there soon – Let’s put our shoes on Do you still think
that there are a lot of places to eat here? Absolutely. There’s one Where? There’s another one We could definitely get food from any house
if we just asked Where are we? We are in Beijing! it’s six o’clock in the morning

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