The subway system in Moscow, the Moscow Metro, is not only extremely well-organized. It has a set of stunning stations. If you’re visiting Moscow, it’s worth to spend half a day in the metro. Go from station to station, and look at how incredibly beautiful it is. During my stay in Moscow, I had some days […]
Travel series: Trans Siberian Railroad
The Trans Siberian Railroad is probably the world’s most famous train journey. I was lucky enough to travel it recently, and I’m happy to share my insights, experiences, and articles about the journey.
The depart from West to East is in Moscow. The Trans Siberian Railway ends in Vladivostok. In Irkutsk however, I changed tracks and went further on the Trans Mongolian Railroad towards Beijing.
Moscow! The city where the Trans Siberian Railway departs, and so much more.
After the travel between London and Moscow, after meeting amazing people, after taking a break in Moscow, I was ready to board the Trans Siberian Railway!
The history of the Trans Siberian Railway goes back to the end of the 19th century. Tsar Alexander III began construction of the railway we still use today.
Yekaterinburg had given me a run for my money when I searched my hotel, so now I wanted to see what the city was all about.
The 2nd leg of my Trans Siberian adventure happens on a train with tiger print. The journey, Yekaterinburg to Irkutsk, brings awareness about conservation.
My last stop on this trip in Russia is Irkutsk. I visit Lake Baikal, but she’s hiding in fog and smoke.
After two weeks traveling through Russia, now taking the Trans Mongolian Railway. A Russian-Mongolian border control and the switch of a restaurant car it will take to get me there
Ulan Bator or Ulaanbaatar is the next stop on the Trans-Mongolian train. The trip during the night went from the Mongolian border to the capital of Mongolia. I stay a couple of days in the city before taking some time to discover the inland.
The Trans Mongolian route continues: After a couple of days in Ulan Bator, time to add some train-miles.
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.