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Follow The Route for 2074 Kms…

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And we did. The drive west from Chita proved to be quite picturesque. Glimpses of snow capped peaks with icy streams and road elevations touching 3600ft. The highway however was in a bad state of disrepair. Now I love driving…

Break Glass in Case of Emergency!

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Monday and Yuri is on the phone – the container has arrived! Although we were ultra keen to pick up our Patrol, the week had been filled with sightseeing and relaxation that took the edge off the delay. Another trip…

Oh! Those Russians

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Apologies to everyone, it’s been a long time between post’s and much has happened, I won’t bore you with the details but instead try and dazzle you with the highlights!! A quick overnight stop in Incheon South Korea en route…

Into the White

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Time for a long-awaited update… After a few weeks back home, I’m finally back out in Russia – in Irkutsk, near Lake Baikal. The first 3 weeks at home were spent indulging in the guiltless excesses of good food and…

Thoughts on Russia

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World masters of the hard stare…After leaving Volgograd we headed South East along the Volga river delta towards Astrakan. Apart from the attractions in Volgograd this part of Russia has not been massively exciting, and was always planned more…

From Delsbo to Russia

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The trip up to Rovaniemi, Finland and then down to Russia has gone well. We are a bit surprised about peoples driving skills though, heart in the throat most of the time. We have arrived in St. Petersburg, sitting in…

Made in Kazan

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So, I hopped (more like stumbled with heavy feet and loaded rucksack) onto the train in Moscow, bound for Kazan. A ‘short’ overnight train journey that saw me greet the new day to a new town. I had a good…

Κυριακή, 28/4: Εξόρμηση στις Σκουριές Χαλκιδικής παρέα με ορειβατικούς συλλόγους της Θεσσαλονίκης

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Καλησπερίζω την 2τροχη παρέα! Ανοίγω αυτό το θέμα μετά από την πρόσκληση που δέχτηκα από κατοίκους της Μεγάλης Παναγίας Χαλκιδικής, να επισκεφτώ και να γνωρίσω καλύτερα το πολυσυζητημένο τους τελευταίους μήνες δάσος των Σκουριών στο όρος Κάκαβος. Όπως όλοι θα…

Truckin’ Hell

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It was the first time I had ever planned a route taking into account the curvature of the earth; an epic drive home as directly and quickly as possible to reunite with family. Fortunately our Russian visas allowed us a…