Moscow – 3 days

Saturday 5th August 2017 We took the 9.45am train from Vladimir off to Moscow. At the train station was an old transsiberian locomotive. Then the modern one arrived and we boarded the train. The landscape was mostly pine trees and at 11.26am sharp we arrived in Moscow.       I said good-bye to my … More Moscow – 3 days

Vladimir Souzdal

Friday 4th August 2017 A taxi picked us up early at 6.30am at the hostel in Nizhny Novgorod and dropped us at the train station where we took the 7.39am train to Vladimir. This time the train ride was roughly 2 hours only. When we left the train station, we saw a small Railway Museum near … More Vladimir Souzdal

Yekaterinburg Day 2

Monday 31st July 2017 Here is a map of the walk we roughly did that day starting from Universitetskiy pereulok, 3 where the apartment we were renting with airbnb was located. We left the apartment and walked past the small market again. We went to the shopping mall underground where there was a ‘small Big … More Yekaterinburg Day 2

Yekaterinburg Day 1

Saturday 29th July 2017 I woke up in the morning in the train still going from Novosibirsk to Yekaterinburg. For breakfast, I ate fruits I had brought and then walked all the way to the back of the train and passed through the third-class wagons in which each ‘compartment’ had 6 sleeping beds but no … More Yekaterinburg Day 1

Novosibirsk Day 3

Friday 28th July 2017 In the morning, I observed the great view of the surroundings from Anna’s flat which was located on the 14th floor. I noticed the garbage truck putting all bins into it. Hopefully one day, Russia catches up on the Recycling Movement which has been around since years now all around the … More Novosibirsk Day 3

Novosibirsk Day 2

Thursday 27th July We started the day with packing and checked out of the rooms in the morning. My parents were taking a train in the afternoon for Tyumen to go to Tobolsk while I was staying one more night in Novosibirsk. I had booked an airbnb room at the flat of a Russian girl … More Novosibirsk Day 2

Novosibirsk Day 1

Wednesday 26th July We arrived at 7.13am sharp local time in Novosibirsk. Transsiberian trains are always perfectly on time! Here was the 760km train journey we did over about 12 hours. From there, we went to the hotel with an Uber, dropped our stuff there, had a rest and some breakfast and then went for … More Novosibirsk Day 1