Trans Mongolian Part 2: From Russia with Love (and other catastrophes) May 10th 2006 Key Learnings from Russia:
1. Too much 'wodka' on the train invariably leads to a hangover which is further enhanced by the rocking sensation of the train. Not recommended.
2. A pack of wet wipes and ample application of deodorant in the toilet cubicle of the trans-mongolian, is no substitute for a real shower or banya (particularly evident on day 4).
3. Money cannot buy style - as demonstrate ... read more
Europe » Russia 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'm an Aussie girl who's mad about travel! Me and my pack have covered lots of ground over the past few years ....
2003 - 3 months leave to backpack Europe & Canada
2004 - Holidays in Bali, Indonesia
2005 - Holidays in Turkey, Greece & Thailand
2006 - 5 months leave to travel around the world - India, Nepal, to China, across Mongolia and Russia, through Eastern and some of Western Europe. Then home via Canada and the US.
January 2007 - Holidays, North Island, NZ
September, 2007 I decided I needed a break from the corporate grind and resigned from Ford in Australia, to do a year ... full info