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Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #13 – touch the Barents Sea

Murmansk Winter Expedition: Day #13 – touch the Barents Sea

Our plan was very simple: check out of the apartment, leave Murmansk and finally see the Barents Sea close up. At the beginning, we discovered that packing the car, after almost complete unpacking, does not take 10 minutes. So the plan of the day went away from the very beginning. As we checked earlier, getting …

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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 #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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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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