Krasnoyarsk

It’s becoming something like the Groundhog Day driving this section of Russia. The hundreds of kilometres between cities always seem … Read more

Kemerovo

We’re pretty much in the dead centre of Russia, the heart of Siberia. The middle of nowhere. Miles upon miles … Read more

Novosibirsk

The fifth largest city in Russia – the designated capital of Siberia – we’d had big hopes for this city … Read more

Ishim

Here we are on the detour round Kazakhstan, a lovely section of road that we’d been concerned about before we … Read more

Urals

We’re out of the Ural Mountains which were neither almost impassable nor full of bandits – both things we’d been … Read more

Kazan

Our first break in a week of driving. We wanted to stop in a city with more of an ‘Asian’ … Read more

Rzhev

Our first of many village shops. Evening is coming and Moscow is only a couple of hours away but we … Read more

Polish Ruts

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What are the factors involved with ruts on an asphalt road? Weight of traffic, sure – what about the quality … Read more