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Ural: Where is Chelyabinsk?

Ural: Where is Chelyabinsk?

In the fervour of preparations for the trip, various thoughts come to mind. For example, what are we to expect? What’s to be packed and what’s to be bought at the place? Eventually, our thoughts have gone to the area of travel insurance. Finally, we found two options: – Europe– Europe and Asia View this …

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Tour de Pologne – the beginning

Tour de Pologne – the beginning

About pandemic time travel After four months of working from home and learning from home, we walked like lions in a cage. We really wanted to travel. We couldn’t wait to plan our trip, pack up and go on tour. This note will be about how the idea for the Tour de Pologne was born. …

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How to buy a Saab 9-5 NG and not regret it?

How to buy a Saab 9-5 NG and not regret it?

From time to time we get the question: what to pay attention to when buying a Saab 9-5 NG, or what maintenance costs to expect. This is why we decided to write the answers in one place, having experience from several years, many journeys and no (major) failures. So, if you have the experience, maybe …

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Ural: The expedition. Part Two

Ural: The expedition. Part Two

In the previous part of the report from our expedition beyond the Ural Mountains we drove from Warsaw to Syzran. We are going on! From Tolyatti to Ekaterinburg through Chelyabinsk, Samara and Ufa. Automotive, cosmos, army and lots of snow. The farther to the east, especially on the road called Ural Avtodroga, we saw more …

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Car accident in Russia

Car accident in Russia

Even the best driver may find himself at the wrong time and in the wrong place. A moment of inattention (not necessarily ours) and boom – accident. This is what happened to us on December 24, 2019, in Oktiabrsk, on the Volga River, a little bit east of Syzran, when, after seeing the longest railway …

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Travelling Christmas Eve

Travelling Christmas Eve

Christmas… Christmas time… Those who know us already know that we spend this time with our family, but also travelling. It wasn’t always like that. The time of change and transformation lasted several years. How it all started, you can read in the article “Ural: The Beginning.” View this post on Instagram A post shared …

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Ural: Surprises and Certainties

Ural: Surprises and Certainties

At every trip, we find something that surprises or amazes us. There are also things that we expect and are our certainty. Below you will find a list of surprises and certainties, identified during our winter expedition to the Urals. A large part is enriched with photos 🙂 Surprise #1: Russian drivers Contrary to YouTube …

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