Chip and Kim are arriving at the train station, and Kim is saying -- you guessed it, "Yeah, choo-choo." It occurs to me that trains don't go "choo-choo" anymore, but I realize I am being uncooperative, and there isn't really a good train noise anymore, unless you want to use the sounds of encroaching obsolescence, whatever they may be. ["I imagine that would sound a lot like the last Eric Clapton album." -- Wing Chun] They thank their cab driver and head inside, asking for tickets into St. Petersburg. They get on what is helpfully labeled "1stTrain." Thanks, caption guy!
11:50 AM. Brandon and Nicole. So they're leaving more than two hours after Colin and Christie, and more than an hour and a half after Mirna and Charla. As they leave, Brandon goes on a bit about how awesome "Nikki" is, and what a great girlfriend she is, and so forth. He speculates to her that the train station might be within walking distance. "No, I want to get a cab," she says flatly. "Okay," he answers. Heh. Never argue with a woman who just swallowed thousands of fish eggs for you. I think that's in the Bible, actually. After an adorable shot of a guy pulling a kid on a sled, Brandon and Nicole get a cab, and Brandon says to the driver -- wait for it -- "Choo-chooooo!" In the cab, Brandon sheepishly (and I'm not just talking about his hair) allows that "this would have been a long walk." Heh. Nicole's like, "Duh," but refrains from saying, "Didn't get that memo from God about walking this time, huh, 'baby'?" Which is what I would have done.
Charla and Mirna are wandering aimlessly, as they do. They apparently are unable even to establish contact with a taxi, a task that seems to have presented absolutely no problems for anyone else. They throw in a little "choo-choo!" at a guy standing along the road.
At the train station, Colin and Christie get tickets and get on the second train to St. Petersburg. Meanwhile, the first train is bringing Chip and Kim into St. Petersburg. They get off the train in town.
12:14 PM. Linda and Karen. They get a cab.