Day: July 24, 2009

Miguel RU - BAM RU - Komsomolsk RU - Siberia Russia

Russia impressions during a morning before going out of the hotel

1) At the end of the breakfast we leave the bill with the payment over the table and leave. A waiter comes behind asking if we did not forgot to take the receipt with us. Ok, this could be the case. Anyway, we took 3 times the breakfast there,the waiter that takes the orders never […]

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Eva RU - BAM RU - Komsomolsk RU - Siberia Russia


We are in Komsomolsk, in very eastern Siberia. It’s a so-called “BAM-town”. The BAM is the “Baikal-Amur-Mainline”, a railway line that goes further north than the transsiberian, built during soviet times, mostly by Gulag workers doing very hard work. Before this, there was not much here, so all the towns along the line have been […]

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