Buryats – Ulan Ude & Chita August 9th 2011 After short night in Irkutsk we took an early train to Ulan Ude – the idea was to go during daytime in order to enjoy the scenic ride along the southern coast of Lake Baikal. The weather didn’t seem to agree with our plan – it was cloudy, at times rainy, so you could see at most the first 100m into the lake… so Danny was reading, I rested my eyes a bit Once in Ulan Ude we tried to walk ... read more
Europe » Russia » Siberia » Chita 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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