Yekaterinburg Day 2

Monday 31st July 2017 Here is a map of the walk we roughly did that day starting from Universitetskiy pereulok, 3 where the apartment we were renting with airbnb was located. We left the apartment and walked past the small market again. We went to the shopping mall underground where there was a ‘small Big … More Yekaterinburg Day 2

Yekaterinburg Day 1

Saturday 29th July 2017 I woke up in the morning in the train still going from Novosibirsk to Yekaterinburg. For breakfast, I ate fruits I had brought and then walked all the way to the back of the train and passed through the third-class wagons in which each ‘compartment’ had 6 sleeping beds but no … More Yekaterinburg Day 1

Novosibirsk Day 3

Friday 28th July 2017 In the morning, I observed the great view of the surroundings from Anna’s flat which was located on the 14th floor. I noticed the garbage truck putting all bins into it. Hopefully one day, Russia catches up on the Recycling Movement which has been around since years now all around the … More Novosibirsk Day 3

Novosibirsk Day 2

Thursday 27th July We started the day with packing and checked out of the rooms in the morning. My parents were taking a train in the afternoon for Tyumen to go to Tobolsk while I was staying one more night in Novosibirsk. I had booked an airbnb room at the flat of a Russian girl … More Novosibirsk Day 2

Novosibirsk Day 1

Wednesday 26th July We arrived at 7.13am sharp local time in Novosibirsk. Transsiberian trains are always perfectly on time! Here was the 760km train journey we did over about 12 hours. From there, we went to the hotel with an Uber, dropped our stuff there, had a rest and some breakfast and then went for … More Novosibirsk Day 1

Krasnoyarsk Day 1

Sunday 23rd July 2017 – Krasnoyarsk Here are some photos from the train getting closer to Krasnoyarsk in the morning. After 18 hours of train and 1,050 kilometers, we arrived in Krasnoyarsk around 12pm. Here is a map to give an idea of the journey. Not a single train station has lifts in Russia which … More Krasnoyarsk Day 1