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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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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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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 – 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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