Ancinet Rus: churches & cars - 20 June 2012 - Mile 6,481


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June 20th 2012
Published: November 9th 2012
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From Moscow we're heading towards Kazakhstan straight through one of the most densely inhabited parts of Russia so its a constant battle with the local traffic – there's a lots of it and they certainly don't use the same rule book as we do! Some of our Australian co-riders are getting quite upset about it! Progress is slow, there's lots of roadworks and long stops for long trains... Read Full Entry



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 even the railings carry the stag symbol  even the railings carry the stag symbol
even the railings carry the stag symbol

and if the locals forget who they work for there's plently of info boards to remind them.
 the factories credentials on show the factories credentials on show
the factories credentials on show

ГАЗ is Russian for GAZ
a GAZ M13 Chaika "seagull"a GAZ M13 Chaika "seagull"
a GAZ M13 Chaika "seagull"

a limousine class car so only available to Soviet Officals and VIPs – isn't everone equal in communism?
there's lots more trucks on the road as we head towrads the Volgathere's lots more trucks on the road as we head towrads the Volga
there's lots more trucks on the road as we head towrads the Volga

it carries 2/3rds of Russia's overland freight
 the landscape has changed too the landscape has changed too
the landscape has changed too

much wilder and hillier, less agriculture....



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