Is the trans–siberian railway good for a vacation?
>>2249335Depends, are you trans?
It's not a vacation, more of a journey.
Only if you're MTF
>>2249335your experience might depend on your nationality
It was great 20 years ago but sucks now.
>>2249371Why? I'm trans. I've always dreamed of going on the trans siberia..
>>2249336No I'm trains
Imagine the smell
>>2249371Some of us weren't born in 2002 gramps.
>>2249702& some of us dont wanna hear guff from you sonny boy. toddle off to /pol/
>baby’s first bald and bankrupt video kek we’ve all been there
>>2249335Hi. I'm trans-siberian. When do you want to ride me?
>>2249772>some random vlogger popularized the trans-siberian railway kys retard
>>2249335i know some people who took it from beijing to london, they said it wasn't great. all depends where you decide to get off and what time of year it is. many can't hack being on a train non-stop.
>>2249335god I hate slavs so much I wish these alcoholic monkeys would wipe each other off the map already without dragging everybody else into it like they did in ww1. throw the whole race away.
>>2250746Obviously getting off at multiple stops on the way is the better way to experience the country but staying on a train for more than 3 days is an experience by itself, especially considering that a day on the Trans-Siberian is either 23 or 25 hours long.
>>2249786>banging a tranny in the AIDS capital of Europe ngmi
>>2250746How long of a ride is that?
>>2252740At least 10 days if you're lucky with train connections and literally just go from train to train.The minimum number of transfers for that route is 2 but more realistically you'll change trains 3 or 4 times.
>>2250855i think they got off in mongolia, lake baikal and moscow, maybe somewhere else. iirc it was the getting back on the train aspect which became a pain, knowing you were going to overnight on a train again. i agree with you that living on a train for several days would in itself be an experience which would be ok to do once to see how it is.
I wouldn't bother, russia is mostly a shithole outside of 2 or 3 major cities.
>>2253305>t. Butthurt mutt who never went to russia
>>2253318>krokodil hands typed thisspent a year living there for work. If you aren't in Moscow or St. Petersburg, it's an absolute dump.
>>2253329And I spend 6 months travelling around Russia during the FIFA cup. I went to Volgograd, Vladivostok, Voronezh, Rostov, Pskov and a bunch of other cities which I cant remember the names of. All were fine, clean, safe and many were full of kino like pic related. You're either larping or went to some shitty village. The smaller Russian cities are fine.
>>2253339Forgot pic related. Now that I remember it I was also in Ekaterinburg and the capital of Tartarstan.
>>2253339>>2253341Shame you missed Norilsk, for a more "authentic" russian experience
>>2253362You need a special permit to go there as it used to be a closed city.
>>2249335Yes, if you stop and spend time at some places along the way. I rode the railway from Vladivostok to Moscow without stopping (lived in Russia for a year and wanted to do the entire railway trip but didn't have enough time to do it with stops) and while I don't regret it, I wouldn't recommend that anyone do it like I did. It gets boring and for every beautiful view of the Siberian countryside you also get hours going through a forest with nothing but a blur of birch trees in front of you. Some of the railway stations are quite beautiful and the train will stop for long enough for you to look around but it isn't long enough to do much.
>>2249335I'm going one day but prob when I'm old and to die
make sure you bring lots of vodka to share, 100% of russians drink until they piss themselves on a daily basis
>>2253411Why was it closed?
> one dubious old boomer reminiscing about the good old days> one autist who rode the train without taking any stops, and no storiesmhmm we'll need a real /trv/ man to explore this frontier
>>2249335What are those grey stringy things sitting in the гpeчихa?
>>2255250The USSR made any city that was deemed to be of strategic importance not accessible without a special permit.Russia obviously kept this tradition to some extent.
>>2253362>Access to Norilsk is restricted for foreign citizens, who require special permission to visit the city.My guess is that you've never been there. I read the Wikipedia on it and it seems to be a city of extremes. Most northernmost major city in the world, one of the coldest cities in the world, higher local wage than average, life expectancy 10 years shorter than Russian average,
>>2255362Sounds like they are trying to hide the embarrassing shit from the tourists. China does this too
>>2255357Looks like some gross pickled fish, maybe herring.
>>2255550not herring, maybe sprats
Russia is a shithole and there's no reason to vacation there unless you're interested in picking up the women who are desperate for foreigners.Even the ugliest guys in the West mog the average Russian guy.
What's the best time of the year to do the whole Trans-Siberian?Also, is Russia open to tourists (due to war)?
>>2250837>>2250865i know many polniggers are subhuman slavs but you know that russia and ukraine are 50% jewish?
I wish people would stop calling Russians Slavs. That's such an oversimplification. They're mixed people with lots of Asian admixture.
>>2259409But it's more about how they act, not their genetics.
>>2259409East "Russians" are essentially mongoloids
>>2257087sprats are herring dimwit
>>2262381But they aren't
>>2257765Russia is only worth visiting for the easy women
>>2259409why does it so much like slave?
I'll go to Russia when villagers get functional toilets
>>2253341the fuck is that???
>>2249395Stay strong. Trains is hard job
>>2249373Nice attempt at derailing the train thread, faggot
>>2264818Copypasted Statue of Liberty. Probably with a tag "Made in China" somewhere at her buttocks
>>2268132jokes on them, they're about to be owned by china