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L&L On the Road Lars & Louise on a world-sampling tour

Trip: Trans-Siberian

There are [10] stories from my trip: Trans-Siberian

Eating Beijing

CHINA | Wednesday, 11 Nov 2009 | Views [720]

The trans-Mongolian train did finally bring us to Beijing! We booked one night at a very central hostel, right next to Wangfujing snack market (yum) and very close to the Forbidden City (which really isn’t a forbidden city at all…) but ended up extending ... Read more >

Gallery: Japan

JAPAN | Monday, 9 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Beijing

CHINA | Monday, 9 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Gobi

MONGOLIA | Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery

9 days in the Gobi
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Nine days in the Gobi

MONGOLIA | Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | Views [2507] | Comments [5]

The Gobi desert… It’s incredibly… vast. It’s striking… Go there! And we were even there just after the first snowfall – according to Lonely Planet the least preferred time to visit Mongolia. So we pretty much had it all to ourselves. Not a bad ... Read more >

Getting to Ulaan-Bataar, the not-so-recommended-way

MONGOLIA | Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | Views [728] | Comments [2]

Ulaan-Ude is the city with the worlds largest Lenin-head and not much else… Charming in its way, but if you have already spent a few too relaxing days in Irkutsk, you wanna move along… Fast. But not after first enjoying a nights stay with Olga, your ... Read more >

Trying to get to Mongolia...

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | Views [354]

We will soon do a quick write up on our last few days in Russia, also known as Being stuck in Irkutsk for a few days too many, or too few, depending on how you see things... Right now we're close to being stuck in Ulanude... All trains and buses crossing ... Read more >

Moscow to Irkytsk by Train, Oct 8-13

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | Views [979]

Moscow – Nizhny Novgorod On Wednesday evening, we boarded an overnight train from Moscow’s Yaroslavski station to Nizhny Novgorod. We had our first experience of a night in a hard sleeper (a 54 bed carriage) - alright for an overnight train, ... Read more >

Gallery: Trans-Siberian

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery

Through Russia by train
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Grand Moscow Oct 4-7

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Thursday, 8 Oct 2009 | Views [363] | Comments [3]

Moscow makes me feel tiny. Is it designed to make the little people feel smaller? Hum, hum… Even the park benches are massive. The streets are huge, buildings and monuments gigantic. Everything is stern and robust. Lars loves it. I think it’s interesting ... Read more >