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Old 15 Feb 2006
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Alex, thansk you! Good advice for me. How Mongolian people understand russian?
Ja nemnogo panimaju i citaju po rusky! Na Altaji ja chocu ucitsja po rusky. Kde ty zivjos? V kakoj strane?
I hope that you understand, that I not write by azbuka. :-)
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From Tasanta I will go to city Olgij, city Chovd and city Altaj. From Altaj I will go to Gobi, visit my friends - geologig expedition. It is 185km southeast (I have waypoints for route). Next I will go to city Altaj and north to Hovsgol.
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Weber: Most Mongolians over the age of 30 understand Russian and can speak it. Many are fluent, especially anyone over that age with an education.

Under age 30 most do not speak or understand Russian.

-Scott
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Ja horosho ponimaju tebja.I live in Tol`atti. It is a town at the Volga river 1000 km towards east from Moscow.
The russian language is very useful in Mongolia especially outside of UB. I want to tell you about one. If you go to sleep in hotel choose the hotel for foreigners only! The building must have a signboard "HOTEL" in english. The anyone another are brothel for natives! I spent the night at one of them in Bayanhongor. It was a hell!!! I did not close my eyes for night! Before go to bed check the bedsheet. It maybe was used. And forget about pillowcases!
Ja mogu pisat` tebe po russki esli hochesh.

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Thanks you for all replays!
Alex, in this forum we use english, that other people can read our messages.
I have a lot of experience with domestic cheap hotel from EastAsia, Afrika and Rusia 15years ago :-) (turbaza). It was horrible expirience. If I can, I prefer tent in nature and I always have my sleeping bag.

Please do you have any expirience with loading motorbike to train in Moscow? How long time before train leaving I need arrive to train station.
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I make new post for train. And I change my user name to my nick - Beba!
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