Solo Vehicle Dependent Exploration, Travel & Adventure

Archive for 21/04/2014

Siberia Part I – Lake Baikal to the BAM road and the Vitim Bridge

How we took on the infamous BAM railroad, swam in the world’s deepest lake and experienced true Siberian hospitality… over and over again.

BAM Landscape

BAM Landscape

Getting out of Mongolia wasn’t really an issue but our third entry into Russia had me on tenterhooks for the first time since leaving the UK. The border official had questioned the fact that the vehicle and trailer had the same number plate/registration. I tried to explain that this is standard for UK vehicles but she was suspicious, and rightfully so. Although I was telling the truth about UK laws, I was presenting less than honest evidence…

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