The next adventure that Ricky and Steven convince Karl to do is take a trip on the Trans-Siberian Express, which is the least offensive of the bucket list items but which is still not very palatable to him. He dreads the train trip more after his encounter with one of the first people he meets in Moscow. His pre-train trip stay in Moscow is not helped by his encounter with a roomful of half naked men. But once on the train he begins to relax... for twenty minutes. At his first stop, he, in honor of the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's space flight, is to go into cosmonaut training. He is relieved by some news with this regard. Back on the train, he meets a man, whose gift he finds somewhat silly but still cannot be fascinated by. At the next stop, he learns about a natural healing process, which may be literally his most death defying feat yet, but one in which he ultimately feels very relaxing. He learns that he will take a side trip into Mongolia, where he must defend the honor of... Written by
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[getting strapped into the G-force centrifuge
Have I ever done anything like this before? What, gone in a tumble dryer?
References 2001: A Space Odyssey