Warning: this post is not for the eyes of parents, grandparents or teetotalers.
Chuck’s travel notes on the journey between the Russian Altai Mountains and Kazakhstan… and his quest for King’s Ginger substitutes.
On the last leg of our Russian journey, we met a set of interesting characters, ranging from “church security” twins to a vodka drinking cop by the name of Nikolai.
If Vodka is available everywhere in Russia, the thirsty traveler can also find a huge array of beers as well a plethora of delicious nonetheless dangerous liqueurs known as “Balsaam”.
Chuck A.K.A Chudley (one of his many nicknames) mixes us an original cocktail to enjoy the golden hour in the Siberian wilderness. Here is a generous recipe.