Actually I can, but I've wanted to use that title for a long time. This blog deserves the diametrically opposite title, "I can believe it's not Russia", but I thought that would be too obscure and not instantly recognisable as a reference to a certain brand of margarine. Anyway, the diametric opposition of this blog to its title at least links the two in some way.
I found myself in Lviv, ... Read Full Entry
I run a small but successful company organising tours, film shoots and research trips to hard-to-reach parts of Siberia, the Arctic and the Russian Far East. In particular we specialise in trips to the nomadic Nenets reindeer herders of the Yamal Peninsula , to Yakutia , the coldest inhabited part of the world, to Lake Baikal , the world's oldest and biggest lake, and to all regions of the Russian Arctic . I write whenever ... full info