After a restful night in Tobolsk, I was mentally prepared to set off on a very long trip through Siberia – 26 hours in total including three trains and two stop-offs of a bunch of hours each. 2,435 more words
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maybe you thought about, maybe not: how many cities with over 1 Mio people does Russia actually have?
I actually thought about the topic before I started to investigate and to read about it and the first obvious two were Moscow and St.Petersburg, but there are several more, of which some are a surprise to me! 61 more words
There’s been a substantial change to my Fulbright situation: instead of living and working in Petrozavodsk, a town in the northwest portion of the country near Finland, I’ll now be stationed in Novosibirsk, in the south-central part of the country. 547 more words
On the journey, the Trans-Siberian railway crosses several large rivers. One of these is the River Ob just before a large city called Novosibirsk
We made one of our longer stops at Novosibirsk and Sergei is from there so it’s worth spending a bit of time on it. 511 more words