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The 'Rossiya' to Novosibirsk - Russia's third largest city

My first (and longest) part of the trans-siberian railway is completed. It was long and occasionally boring. I have read, slept, philosophized and looked out of the window; watching Russia change from heavy forest to a landscape next morning entirely out of birch and in the end mils long steppe. 392 more words

Trans-Mongolian Railway

A Summary Of How We Enjoyed Russia


All the best changes,

Jan & Gratsi

P.S. Check out our route map to see where we are!

Water, but no rain

Deer Streams National Park – Yekaterinburg – Novosibirsk – Irkutsk – Olkhon Island

“You won’t see them at this time of year,” our local guide, Julia, told us, “they mostly only come to the island in the summer, and summer is over now.” 989 more words

Novosibirsk - Pelmeni For Breakfast

We arrived in Novosibirsk after two days of train travel at 6am. No café or restaurant was opened at that time – except for one. We went in, and the barkeeper handed us a breakfast menu. 391 more words

38 - Transsib, finally

SO, now I experienced Russian domestic airlines. I will not joke about clapping on arrival, because, well, people on any Ryanair flight from Stansted do all sorts of silly things, including clapping. 433 more words


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. 309 more words


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. 593 more words