First impressions of Mongolia, how they talk, what they eat and where we met the Red Hero… Right on the birthday of Chinggis Khan, the founder of the Mongolian Empire, here is my first article about his country: After my long trip from Irkutsk over the Mongolian border and four hour passport control (but in … More #7 Welcome to Mongolia!
Blogger connection – that is how it works. A German media blogger wrote about my blog and trip of the transsibirian train. It is the blog of my professor for media studies and although it is in German, it is definitely worth to read it here. Thank youuu! Dankeschön!
One island in the middle of the deepest lake of the world. No roads, no shower (in my case), just nature! This is Olchon – explore the beauty of the Baikal Lake with me! On Wednesday I departed to Olchon from the central bus station in Irkutsk. The ride was about 6 hours and included … More #6 Beauty of Baikal Lake
After my unpleasant night in the train to Irkutsk I had a nice arrival because a German-speaking girl picked me up from the station. I got her contact through a friend of mine who did the transsibirian last year and it was a great recommendation. She brought me in the hostel where she works called … More #5 Cultural experiences in Irkutsk
After Novosibirsk my journey is going to the third biggest town of Sibiria: Krasnojarsk. There was a beautiful national park waiting for me and Anton, a friend of my friend Daria from Moscow. The trip in the 3rd class was really good again, the winter landscape was beautiful and I had some Russians to talk … More #4 Winter hiking in Krasnojarsk
Zdravstvuite from Sibiria! You wanna know why Russian women are much prettier than the men? And how I survived a vaccination in Russia? Read at the end of this text. Back to Transsib – this time I had a ticket for 3rd class to go to Novosibirsk. Before entering I was a bit nervous to … More #3 How I survived third class in Transsib to Novosibirsk!
On Monday I started my trip by the Trans-Sibirian Railway in Moscow. With almost 10 000 km the longest railway in the world and now 100 years old. My first stop was Ekaterinburg after 28 hours. This first journey was already so exciting. Luckily I got a ticket for second class so I had my … More #2 Ready for Transsib to Ekaterinburg
The biggest country in the world. 11 timezones on 17 Millionen squaremeters. Welcome to Russia! I started my worldtrip in Moscow and stayed in the city for five days. In my opinion, this is a perfect amount of time to explore it. On my last day even the sun came out! Because actually October is … More #1 Start in Moscow