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Matkalla Kirgisian rajalle, osa 2 – lisää yllätyksiä, lisää ihmisiä

After packing our camp and saying thanks and goodbye to the funny people of yesterday’s party, we started our way out of the canyon and towards the Karkara border between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan and further to the city of Karakol. The landscape we were driving through was just as amazing as it had been the …

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Nur-Sultan – vaikuttava, mutta hämmentävä pääkaupunki aron keskellä

It’s not a wonder if you’ve never heard of the city of Nur-Sultan, as it got its new name just less than a half a year ago. Until that it was known as Astana and it’s been the capital of Kazakhstan only for 11 years. Nur-Sultan is a surreal, artificial city with skyscrapers in the …

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Yekaterinburg – Euroopan ja Aasian reunalla

Yekaterinburg surprised us in many ways. We had already seen 3 beautiful, big cities in Russia and when we arrived in Yekaterinburg, we were somehow not that impressed at the beginning. The mixture of soviet-time architecture, skyscrapers, shopping malls and old churches didn’t manage to charm us straight away. But the four days there showed …

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2,5 päivää Pietarissa – kasvisruokaa ja vaihtoehtoista tekemistä

Two and a half days in St. Petersburg passed fast but we got to see surprisingly much. As we have been here already once before, and saw some of the city’s “must see” attractions and sights back then, we concentrated on little bit more alternative things this time. Our first evening in St. Petersburg On …

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Maitse Intiaan: Reissun ensimmäiset kilometrit

Today we traveled the first 400 kilometres of our next big adventure, from Järvenpää, Finland to St. Petersburg, Russia. Our first goal is to travel overland to India through Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the westernmost corner of China and Karakoram Highway in Pakistan. We have time until the next spring, so after we have had enough …

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Enjoy the ride!

Hi! Welcome to our blog. We don’t have much time to write now as we are leaving tomorrow morning on some 8-month-long overland journey towards India and beyond, and still need to finish our packings and work on this damn blog. 😀 We are hoping to see you soon here again and promise to give …

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