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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 #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 #8 – Rabocheostrovsk

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #8 – Rabocheostrovsk

Daily distance: 548 km Distance from home: 2547 km We spent the night in a cosy wooden house, without a kitchen, but there was a real Russian banya (sauna). We could warm ourselves up in the right way for the local people. Our hostess was a very nice, talkative history teacher, who wasn’t bothered by …

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How to pass Russian border with a car and survive

How to pass Russian border with a car and survive

The most disturbing part of our trip is crossing the Russian border. We have got used that within the European Union, that everything is nice, easy and pleasant. The more the border with Russia seems to be something very mysterious. So far we know (theoretically, from the Internet): How to fill in customs documents How …

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