"Happiness is a belt-fed machine gun."
To find this fascinating beauty of Siberian nature, I had to walk more than 7 kilometers along the tundra, all the while fearing meeting with a polar bear.
The best bikes, where to rent, prices, how to pack, safety gear, routes, etc.
You feel how all this smoke and gas burns your lungs. "This is how cancer smells like," I thought.
Arabs who wanted to buy my girlfriend, Mongolian pimp, Uzbek illegal workers...This is only a partial list of adventures that I encountered during my travels.
My firsthand account of when a common scam escalated to a full-fledged kidnapping.
I have a special place in my heart for Russian engineering - simple and effective. Imagine being a Siberian...
Fresh faced travelers hear lore of this place from backpackers with beards, worn out t-shirts, and broken phone screens...
We had no idea that our trip could be so dangerous. One wrong move and the lakes of heavenly beauty in Siberia would become our cemetery...
I braved -44°C polar white-out conditions to visit this exotic temple in my native Russia.
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