A winter traveller’s blog

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERAAding this to background reading and as an illustration to the Russian Misery Travel (c) and Winter is the Soul fo Russia (c) concept: evencolderthanbefore.wordpress.com. Both words and pictures convey the spirit of travelling in the post-Soviet space.

Winter starts in November

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A view from the Cross Mounain

By Alexandra Goryashko

Winter here starts in November. That does not mean however that life comes to a standstill. But another sort of life starts. It is still daylight for 6-7 hours. Enough time to walk around. Enough snow for skiing or sledding. But not too much so walking and cycling is perfectly easy too.

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Winter is the Soul of Russia (c)

or Russian Misery Tourism (c)

The car and camper got an all around pre-winter check. Yesterday I filled all four cans with propane, and am testing the outfit for winter worthiness thoroughly over the weekend.

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