Chuck’s assiduous notes on the comfort level of camping in the middle of Kazakhastan’s stunning landscape.
How Betty almost sunk into a well in the middle of the Kazakh steppe, and how we were rescued by laughing farmers.
We arrived at the Rubtsovsk border crossing to the Kazakh town of Semey just before 9am with fears it could take hours to get through. Our concerns were superfluous.
Chuck’s travel notes on the journey between the Russian Altai Mountains and Kazakhstan… and his quest for King’s Ginger substitutes.
Seven days. This is how long you need to drive from Khabarovsk to Lake Baikal. 3000km of farmland, open savanna plains and mountainous taiga forest.
Chuck prepares a delicious transnational meal over the campfire with his new moustache, Fredrick.
Short travel notes from our journey camping in the Russian wilderness on the road between Irkutsk and Novossibirsk.