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Articles by: Agnieszka Bohosiewi…

Author: Agnieszka Bohosiewicz-Gabrowska

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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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #13 – Touch the Barents Sea

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #13 – Touch the Barents Sea

Our plan was very simple: check out of the apartment, leave Murmansk and finally see the Barents Sea close up. At the beginning, we discovered that packing the car, after almost complete unpacking, does not take 10 minutes. So the plan of the day went away from the very beginning. As we checked earlier, getting …

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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #12 – around Murmansk

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #12 – around Murmansk

Daily distance: 395 km (driving in the area)Distance from home: 3322 km We would not be ourselves if we were able to sit still. Knowing that there are many interesting places to visit in the area, we planned: The Port of Murmansk, with the nuclear icebreaker Lenin further exploration of the Kolski Peninsula, this time …

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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #11 – New Year’s Eve and The Hidden City

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #11 – New Year’s Eve and The Hidden City

Daily distance: 200 km (driving in the area)Distance from home: 3322 km End of tenth day Today we had our first serious clash with cultural differences. It turned out that we were not wearing enough fur and not enough gold to eat in the best restaurant in Murmansk. The decision about our table was made …

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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #10 – We achieved the goal of the travel

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #10 – We achieved the goal of the travel

Daily distance: 151 km Distance from home: 3322 km We rushed through the taiga. A forest appeared to our eyes. Forest of chimneys. And then we saw the inscription of greeting visitors in the city of metallurgists. We found a nice resort on the island, our room was only 80m2 and about 4 meters high. …

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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #9 – How we almost managed to conquer the Arctic Circle

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #9 – How we almost managed to conquer the Arctic Circle

Daily distance: 624 km Distance from home: 3171 km In the second half of the day our goal was to consciously cross the Arctic Circle. We were armed with a photo from Google Maps, gps coordinates, signpost by the road pointing to the village of Polarny Krug, the off-road car and memories from Rovaniemi (Santa …

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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #6 – Practical information

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #6 – Practical information

Tickets to the Hermitage It is worth buying Hermitage tickets online. Yes, it will be more expensive than at the ticket office, but it will miss you in the queue to the ticket office. In addition, there is a separate entrance for those on the Internet. Metro Metro. Disposable “tickets” take the form of a …

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