Day 167 – 169|Moscow to Latvia

Day 167 | Sunday August 28 After some thrilling days in Moscow it was time to leave. Latvia is the country where I want to go next. I tried to look for possibilities to travel to Asia via Moscow but it was impossible because I couldn’t make that within the 30 days of my visa […]

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Day 163 – 165 | Only in Russia

Day 163 | Wednesday August 24 My host Olga took me for a sightseeing tour in Moscow. Tours from locals are always the best ones as they take you off the touristic route and tell you more about it than most tour guides. So we went to see some churches, cathedrals, parks and what more. […]

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Day 161 & 162 | Moscow

Day 161 | Monday August 22 After all the treatments I received I felt almost 100% ago and left to Moscow. The navigation told me it was a two hour drive to the city center but it took me 3.5 hours. The traffic here is unbelievable busy. Late in the afternoon I arrived and had […]

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Day 160 | Some lessons in Tver

Day 160 | Sunday August 22 The Babushka’s treated me with even more fruits, vitamine C and herbal tea. I started to feel better. Today they took me for a tour through Tver. Hundreds of years ago there was a battle between Moscow and Tver about which city would be the capital, so it’s a […]

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Day 159 | Valday – Tver

Day 159 | Saturday August 20 My hosts Ivan and Dascha left in the morning for work. Ivan is an IT-specialist and takes care of the ATM’s in the region. He had to go to another town and would be back around noon. With the other Ivan I visited two museums in Valday. The first […]

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Day 157 & 158

Day 157 | Thursday August 18 After a few hectic days it was time to leave St. Petersburg. Vladimir gave me some food for the trip and even 1000 Rubles “so you can buy some food if necessary”. 200km from Pete is Novgorad, when I left I had no place to stay there yet but […]

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Day 155 & 156 | St. Petersburg kicks ass!

Day 155 | Tuesday August 16 Another busy day in St. Petersburg. I was invited by the consulate of the Netherlands. They are located very close to the Hermitage. I was welcomed by Victoria and Hans Wesseling, the Consul-General. When I got there they showed me an article about me in the Metro, I didn’t […]

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Day 154 | Media madness

Day 154 | Monday August 16 Today was an important day. A few weeks ago I received a message from Evgeni at the Polytech University in St. Petersburg. They are working on their own solar car and thought we should share experiences. They set up an press conference and invited journalists from all over Russia. […]

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