2015. With the Cold (media) war at an all time high I decided to Couchsurf along the route of the Trans Siberian Railway.

Knowing from countless Western media reports that Russia was all bad, I just needed to go see for myself.

My insights were shocking : 

Russia, like any other f*cking place in the world,is just another f*cking place full of human beings having the same problems human beings have anywhere else in the world.

How to do well in life, love and be loved and what to eat for breakfast. 

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concrete taiga

Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk

Victory statue in the center of town.

Moscow
Moscow

Orthodox priest crossing the Moskva

Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg

Young, Rusisan men fishing in the centre of Yekaterinburg on a weekday.

Novosibirsk
Novosibirsk

Victory statue in the center of town.

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