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Russia – Moscow – Winter Is Coming

Russia – Moscow – Winter Is Coming

  Our stay in Moscow is getting unexpectedly longer and longer, there are reasons for it, but I am not at liberty to discusses them at the moment. Lets just say that some interesting things are up ahead and those of you who know us already will not be surprised by the...
Russia – Moscow – Family and Friends

Russia – Moscow – Family and Friends

  Finally, we are here – Moscow. Actually its my great-grandma’s summer home just outside the city…but after coming this far…this is Moscow to us. All my cousins decided to surprise us by showing up at the house and welcoming the world...
The Magnetic North

The Magnetic North

The Alaska Hwy was constructed in 1942 whilst WW2 was raging in order to create a transport corridor for the movement of troops and equipment should nearby Russia or Japan decide to make any surprise moves on Alaska during the war. It connected the contiguous US to...
Russia – Miass

Russia – Miass

We learned a trick to passing the border with minimal hassle. During a usual border process the passengers go through the immigration and then wait in a separate area while the customs officials inspect the car. This is what we do now, Hyein just follows me back to...

Você conhece o alfabeto cirílico?

O alfabeto cirílico é um alfabeto cujas letras são utilizadas para a escrita de seis línguas eslavas como o bielorrusso, búlgaro, macedônio, russo, sérvio e ucraniano, além de outras línguas não eslavas da antiga União Soviética, como o mongol, cazaque, uzbeque,...
Kazakhstan – Welcome to Borat Country

Kazakhstan – Welcome to Borat Country

Lets get this out of the way, yes we are going to the “Borat” country. Sadly, but that is how most Westerners perceive Kazakhstan. Even before visiting the country, i’ve always consider the movie more of a parody than an actual documentary. I...
Russia – Back to the Motherland

Russia – Back to the Motherland

And boom just like that we are back in the Motherland although the landscape hasn’t changed much from Mongolia, the towns already look a little bit more organized and well supplied. After finding a place to park our Hodori for the night, we rushed to the store...
Mongolia – Ulaanbaatar

Mongolia – Ulaanbaatar

For some reason, I felt nervous. Even though this is our 20th country…and that probably means at least 19 border crossings, so there is nothing to be afraid, right? Maybe its genetic imprinting, from the time i was a little boy I’ve thought of borders as a...

Mongolia – Overlanding Overview

This is it – this is what you have all been waiting for. Our 20th country! Mongolia, the land of dreams, no roads, steppes and sheep… a lot of sheep. This is just the overview of the things we did in Mongolia in the past couple of weeks. More detailed...
Russia – Good-bye For Now

Russia – Good-bye For Now

On the road the adventure never stops. The plan was to find a hostel, some wi-fi and shower…yes in that order. You guys back home probably don’t realize the full extent to which our lives have been linked to internet. Although it is absolutely awesome to...
Russia – The Baikal Olympics 2016 – Episode 2

Russia – The Baikal Olympics 2016 – Episode 2

Day 4 Lets stop talking about how hard it is to wake up in the morning and focus on the beautiful things in life. Kids. At this event there is a lot them, everyone who had a child and could bring them along did so. The funny thing about kids at camps is that just like...
Russia – The Baikal Olympics 2016 – Episode 1

Russia – The Baikal Olympics 2016 – Episode 1

I guess you might be tired of hearing about how awesome we are and how much fun we are having during this trip. So this story is a bit different, we will look at how awesome the Russian people are and how much fun we are having with them. No…this is not biased in any...
The Warm Siberian Welcome – Russia

The Warm Siberian Welcome – Russia

Knowing the language completely changes the dynamic of your travel. During the first part of our journey we purposefully tried to be isolated by not buying any SIM cards. In the beginning our poor understanding of Spanish further isolated us from freely hanging out...
Russia – OverLanding, OverRaining

Russia – OverLanding, OverRaining

I might have hurried up saying our goodbyes in the previous post. I forgot that we still have to go from Seoul to Donghae, where we will be taking a ferry to Russia. The ferry was schedule before we even got the car in Busan, so that was all ready to go. But we have...

Não se preocupe! Seja Feliz!

Durante nossa passagem pela cidade de Yakutsk na Rússia tivemos o privilégio de sermos recebidos pelo pessoal do Centro de Budismo Diamond Way e fotografamos essa sábia mensagem do Lama Ole na parede do local: “Não se preocupe, seja feliz. Não atraia energias...