Week 3 - Ninety Hours December 10th 2009 Now, I’d never admit to being a train fanatic, far from it, but the prospect of a ninety-hour train journey across Russia and in to the deepest darkest depths of Siberia is something that has made me quite moist for many a year now. As we walked to the train station in Moscow for the night time departure, I still couldn’t believe that I was finally getting the chance to ride on ’The Trans-Si ... read more
Europe » Russia » Siberia » Lake Baikal 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
Having spent several years travelling around the world, living in far reaching destinations and sampling differing cultures and lifestyles, I am now planning my next major travel adventure.
Starting on June 25th 2011 my wife and I will walk from Land's End at the south-western tip of England to John O'Groats, located at the north-eastern tip of Scotland. This is a 1200 mile walk and will take approximately three months to complete. This walk will be for charity and we will be raising money for the charity Association for International Cancer Research (AICR) (ht... full info