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Month: January 2019

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 #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 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 the …

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