Russia: Losing My Passport

It was my last day in Moscow. I planned to head to St Petersburg that night on an overnight train, and was really looking forward to checking out the renowned culture capital of the country. I packed up my backpack, jumped on the subway and arrived at Leningrad train station to buy my ticket. I arrived… Read More »Russia: Losing My Passport

Russia: Moscow

Moscow! Well, I’ve now technically reached the end of the Trans Siberian railway line. Since Beijing I’ve covered 9,001 Km by train, and I still have St Petersburg to go! As I write this I have a few hours left in Moscow before heading up to St Petersburg. I’ve been in Moscow for around five days.… Read More »Russia: Moscow

Russia: Irkutsk and Lake Baikal

After spending a couple of weeks exploring the Mongolian sparseness it was finally time to embark on the next leg of the Trans-Siberian train to Russia! This I was looking forward to! I booked a ticket at the station in Ulaanbaatar. On the Trans-Siberian line there are a number of different trains you can take,… Read More »Russia: Irkutsk and Lake Baikal