Tag: 2018

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 #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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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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How to make inpossible possible and get Russian Visa in one week and 5 steps

How to make inpossible possible and get Russian Visa in one week and 5 steps

Step by step When we started thinking about our trip to Murmansk, firstly we wanted to  gather knowledge about the Russian visa. Travelling within the Schengen area made us to forget that crossing the country’s border is connected with formalities. Once we have gathered practical knowledge about the Russian visa, we are happy to share …

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