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Leaving the apartment of our Russian friends in the morning meant also the beginning of the end of our long journey throughout Russia.

After our fancy dinner, our morning is super lazy, even though we are supposed to leave the hostel and start to travel again towards Saint Petersburg. We have breakfast and pack: we completely trashed the room again, being on the road for so long turned us into a group of beasts. We leave our stuff in the car and go to have lunch in a small ...

The third week of our trip starts today, while we are in the city where they produced Arkadia. The plan for today is quite simple: visit the Tolyatti Museum of military equipment, the "Avtovaz" museum of Lada's and then get back on the road. Easy, right? At least at the beginning of the day, yes. We have a long walk...

The morning of our departure, one guy from the building where we are sleeping texts Kuba on Instagram: seems like we are the discussion in the group chat of the people living there. When we are leaving the parking, two nice babushki are discussing about the noise made by Arkadia when we start her. To be honest, I...

After two weeks of preparation - and with this I mean visiting all the mechanics in Tomsk, because Arkadia likes to make fun of us and stopped working two days before we had to leave -, finally we got to the morning of our departure. Today we are going for our adventurous journey back to Europe! What are the odds,...

We probably went crazy, but we bought a second Zhiguli! Right here in the Russian city of Tomsk and we named it symbolically after our dormitories - Arkadia.

In the evening debate of the survivors on Baikal, we agree on how to do it next, we lost our translators, there are fewer of us and we have no idea if we will all meet on the train at all, because the girls have gone and we have no idea where exactly. We decide to trust them to show...

After the payment of unchristian price with "discount" we were pissed what should I tell you. Following info we got is that other group is having unadulterated Russian party on their accommodation and we wanted to join because we supposed to stay there as well! Obviously, the owner kicked us out with words "you don't live here". Even more pissed...

Next morning, we run again. This time to catch ferry. Reason is simple - Baikal doesn't freeze at the point where it is connected with river and we were in that exact place. So, there wasn't any other option then to again wake up early to finally reach group A. Somehow, we made even with our broken Russian. We are...

One Tuesday's night in march it all began, crazy Russian taxi driver took us to the railway station in Tomsk and we could start our 2 days ride to Baikal without any particular plan. After few hours in train "Russian teleport" which is fueled by 40% Pjat Ozer (vodka) fuel was activated. *PUF* Suddenly we are in Irkutsk. Surprisingly, all...