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Thursday, 14-Oct-2004 00:00 Email | Share | Bookmark
St. Pete--Marshrutka

We took a minibus (marshrutka) to the Tsar's Village (Pushkin) this past Saturday (Oct. 16). You can also get there by elektrichka, or by cab - but marshrutka stops right by our house, plus it's really really cheap. People are supposed to yell to the driver to stop whenever they need to get off - but drivers often have problems hearing through their radio music and the traffic (and I've also noticed that St. Pete people are too soft-spoken in general) - so there are always signs inside marshrutkas that remind the passengers that they have to YELL for the marshrutka to stop WELL IN ADVANCE. These signs are usually pretty cute - I'll have to look for a few others that I took pictures of before - but here's the latest:

To the request "Stop somewhere now" - the stop will be "somewhere later"

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