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Ural: Everything You Need to Know About Winter Trip Cost by Car

Ural: Everything You Need to Know About Winter Trip Cost by Car

We came back … alive and well, with impressions-reach heads and data carriers full of photos and films from behind the picturesque Ural Mountains. You’ll find the trip’s assumptions here. The transactions that were to be settled have also arrived. So we can calculate how much our trip cost. Did we fit into our forecasts, …

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Will a car trip to Russian Asia in winter be cheaper than holidays in Egypt?

Will a car trip to Russian Asia in winter be cheaper than holidays in Egypt?

Egypt in 4k We’ve been wondering what it would be like to drop everything and go… …in the Bieszczady Mountains or on a sunbed in places warm and sunny. And that’s how we started collecting data in one place. The trip itself can be determined by an appropriate amount, using ready-made products on the tourist …

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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #17 – Towards Poland

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #17 – Towards Poland

It was our last day in Russia. What we have left is to refill our stock of delicacies. And then we drove towards the border crossing with Latvia. Here are some photos of the most important points of the return journey. Already in Lithuania, what we love the most – food! It’s getting closer and …

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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #17 – Return across the Russian-Latvian border

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #17 – Return across the Russian-Latvian border

We expected that the return crossing of the Russian-Latvian border would be unproblematic. At the beginning we mistook the queues – somehow we didn’t think that since entering Russia by car meant importing the vehicle, the same trip will be an export, and we happily set ourselves at the gate “nothing to customs”. So remember: …

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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #16 – salt/sand spreader hostages

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #16 – salt/sand spreader hostages

The 16th day of the journey was promising calmly. A 4.5 hour drive, it means 305 km to travel, maybe some lunch on the way, then we had to make it to the village of Pushkin to visit Tsarskoye Selo. We hoped that maybe we would even drive to St. Petersburg for a moment. The …

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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #6 – Tsarskoye Selo

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #6 – Tsarskoye Selo

How did the Tsars live? 25 km south of St. Petersburg, in the village of Pushkin, there is a summer residence of the Tsars – the Tsar’s Selo. Tickets can be purchased online and at the ticket office. More information (tour times, permanent and temporary exhibitions, etc.) can be found here. The Tsar’s Selo was …

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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #14 and #15 – Polar circle and donuts

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #14 and #15 – Polar circle and donuts

The plan was simple: go south, find the Arctic Circle, go to sleep. As usual, plans are plans, and reality is much more interesting. We realized that by overlapping very little road, we can get to the recommended viewpoint, with a view of the White Sea. Then we returned to the originally planned route and …

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