The Trans-Siberian Express July 16th 2010 The biggest challenge when catching a train in Russian is getting to the station on time!!
Russia spans 9 time zones but irrespective of where you are the railway runs on Moscow time. So when our ticket says the train departs Vladivostok at 13:20 that means we need to be at the station at 20:20 local time. This is going to make it interesting as we go across the time zones on our way to Moscow ... read more
Europe » Russia » Siberia » Ulan-Ude 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