On Sunday evening I left Tomsk for my longest ride so far to Irkutsk in Eastern Siberia near lake Baikal, which should take 35 hours.
When I went to the bus station it started to snow., which seemed to be quite weird with having more then 30 degrees two days before. Nevertheless after one hour of waiting for the departure I entered the train which took me without any complications in 1,5 hours to the main train station in the middle of nowhere – Taiga. Continue reading Tomsk to Irkutsk – 1,5 days on the train through siberian Taiga
As already mentioned earlier I spent my last weekend in Tomsk. This detour from the mainroute of the transsiberian railway was definitely worth its time and money. So far this was the most quiet city where I’ve been to in Russia. 25% of the 500.000 people living there are students, hardly any police and the people were quite friendly. Continue reading Tomsk – Siberia’s oldest city
As I already wrote earlier, it was time for me to leave Ekaterinburg on Thursday evening towards Siberia. Destination of the journey should be Tomsk with a 10 hour stopover in Siberia’s capital Novosibirsk. Continue reading next Stop: Siberia