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Old 12-20-2016, 02:50 PM   #1
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Default Riding the luxury Tsar's Gold train along the Trans-Siberian route, an exact century after it was finished

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The Trans-Siberian is arguably the world's most epic and iconic railway journey
The Tsar's Gold train weaves through remote areas of the Russian landscape
Serene steppes and desert are book-ended by bustling Moscow and Beijing
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/ho...-finished.html


Just the ticket: The Tsar’s Gold luxury train runs past Siberia’s vast
Lake Baikal


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Regent Holidays (regentholidays.co.uk, 020 7666 1244) offers a 16-day trip from Moscow to Beijing via Mongolia on the Tsar’s Gold private train from £3,240 per person. British Airways (ba.com, 0344 493 0787) flies from London to Moscow from £845 one-way and from Beijing to London from £1,603 one-way.
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To me that would be a "Just won the lottery, bucket list" trip of a lifetime. I'd love to do a return trip though... better perspective.

EVERYTHING about such a journey would be brand new for me... oh, the wonders of it!
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What an amazing journey. I'm with Sue.
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We could rent our own compartment!
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That's what I was thinking. The three of us would really live it up in style!!
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At those prices - I expect our own chocolate fountain. And samovars & caviar & all manner of delectable served by obsequious, fetching young men with darling Russian accents.
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Bloody hell, let's go all in & rent an entire car with its own dedicated staff - all young & comely. At our beck & call at all hours, naturally. One or two experts on all facets of the stunning landscapes we'll be passing, the finest chefs preparing the most luscious nibbles...

Yes, we shall embark with our bags but NOT our baggage. No responsibilities, worries or unhappy thoughts allowed on this trip.
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I want in. I promise not to interrupt your ogling of the various man-candy serving you your dinners. But, I will insist of having some talent of the fairer sex on board as well.

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Must put in a request for more minions...
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Must put in a request for more minions...
Clearly. Because if we take the cabana boys out of the Misery Suite, those who choose to stay behind will probably stage a palace coup and not let us back in when we return.
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They'd be stupid not to lock us out.

Thank goodness decent minions don't cost a lot.
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