Tag Archives: Russia

Around the World – In Pictures

Around the world in pictures – featuring a G.C. Cansler Version of “Be Thou My Vision”.    

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The Long Way Home…

Home. I’ve been calling this trip the long way home since my sister and I decided to go to New Zealand and I decided to, well, take the long way home.  Referring to my trip as the long way home really got me thinking about what home really is…because I need to be very honest, […]

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Trans-Mongolian Railway, Pt. 3

Irkutsk to Moscow 72 hours. On a train. I began this part of the journey as an idiot. For some reason, I never picked up on the fact that all trains in Russia depart on Moscow time, rather than the local time at each station. (Even though my friend Emillio might have mentioned something about this […]

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Trans-Mongolian Railway, Pt. 2

Ulaanbaator, Mongolia to Irkutsk, Russia I left Mongolia with frozen toes and dreams of a cabin to myself.  Boarding the train for what would be a 2 night ride I found I would be sharing the cabin with two Japanese ladies on their way to Russia for business. What was cool, they spoke English and were really […]

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