The end of the line for John Bernardovich December 17th 2007 One plus point about leaving Yekaterinburg was that I'd finally been able to get a ticket on one of the more prestigious trains in the Russian network and would be arriving in Moscow on the Trans-Mongolian #3. This was the most expensive (in terms of cost per km) of the legs I did - unfortunately it turned out to be the least fun also.
The extra money had gone towards a carriage that came with ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Moscow Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
I quit the rat race in 2005, after working as an IT project manager for over a decade. I then travelled around the world for 4 years, a period of my life which is covered by this blog. After finishing my trip, I wrote a book about my dissatisfaction with my career, my reasons for quitting my job, life as a first-time thirtysomething backpacker, and finally the lessons learned from being exposed to experiences and people that I would never have encountered if I'd stayed in my office. The book is called "Out Of Office Male" and is available at all the usual eBook outlets.
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