Yekaterinburg – unexpected visit of an ice rink :) July 3rd 2011 Kazan to Yekaterinburg – my first train ride during the day! I wanted to cross the Urals by daylight – well, turns the highest “mountain’’ in the Urals is about 1’800m above sea level :) Nevertheless the ride was beautiful! I was in a platskartny wagon as usual – this means a wagon with many open compartments, in each of them there are six sleeping spaces. So those 5 othe ... read more
Europe » Russia » Urals » Yekaterinburg 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
Swiss with a basic knowledge of Russian trying to make her way through this vast and supposingly extremely beautiful country called Российская Федерация / Russian Federation.
Mission: Improve my Russian language skills, explore the Russian soul and most importantly just have fun :)
Destination: Vladivostok or to be more philosophical - the journey is the destination :)
Plans how to get there: none, just go with the flow!
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