Russia to Spain Tour Leg 1 – St Petersburg to Helsinki

A couple of months before, I cycled in New Zealand, amazing journey with tonnes of wonderful memories and valuable lessons. It was only a 5-week trip but it left me a huge desire to do a bigger bike trip and I picked Europe mainly because of its developed bike routes, I know I have to… Read More Russia to Spain Tour Leg 1 – St Petersburg to Helsinki

Blood and tears in the construction of Trans-Siberian railway

This magnificent intercontinential railway project was built in the late 19th century and finished in the early 20th. Under the command of Tsar emperor Alexander III, his initial aim was to relocate Russian population into remote Siberian and start to exploit the natural resources in the far east. The whole project was divided into 7… Read More Blood and tears in the construction of Trans-Siberian railway