Monthly Archives: March 2011

Around the World in 50 days – Khabarovsk and to China

Khabarovsk Though I am very unhappy about interrupting the flow of my journey with an airline flight, the trip from Krasnoyarsk to Khabarovsk by plane goes smoothly with no dreaded airport delays. Khabarovsk is in the Far East of Russia and is … Continue reading

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Around the World in 50 days – Krasnoyarsk

The train trip from Omsk to Krasnoyarsk is 18 hours long. My compartment-mate this time is a young woman. She almost misses the train because of the heavy traffic on the way to the train station. She is not very … Continue reading

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Around the World in 50 days – Omsk

On the Train from Samara to Omsk My journey across Siberia begins in Samara. The cab driver who takes me to the train station in Samara is a rap music aficionado with a shaved head. He delivers me to the newly built and … Continue reading

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Around the World in 50 days – Samara

I travel from Ulyanovsk to Samara by bus. Samara is across the Volga river (to the east) and a tad south of Ulyanovsk. I have to go to Samara to catch the Trans-Siberian train to Omsk. Samara was a key location during the Russian Civil … Continue reading

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