Vodkatrain - 4 days on the train, Irkutsk & Lake Baikal April 10th 2011 Well after Moscow we all hopped onto the train for our journey to Irkutsk and Lake Baikal. At this point no body really knew each other that well as we'd only just met the day before but that was soon to change. We soon discovered some people are better able to cope with 4 straight days on the train then others, by the end of the journey some people were ready to blow, it didn't help that one of t ... 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
Hey Everybody, I'm off on my journey to New Zealand to see my brother on the 23rd of March, I'll be taking the scenic route and rambling round a few other countries first so I thought I'd set up this blog so everyone that wants to keep up to date with my progress can.
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