40 – Understanding Sylvain Tesson (the mighty Lake Baikal)

Who is Sylvain Tesson, you may ask? Mr. Tesson is a (very good-looking, by the way) french traveller-journalist who took part in all sorts of crazy projects, from cycling around the world, crossing Himalaya on foot, walking from Yakutsk to Calcutta (following the alleged tracks of Slawomir Rawicz) to living for 6 months alone in … More 40 – Understanding Sylvain Tesson (the mighty Lake Baikal)

38 – Transsib, finally

SO, now I experienced Russian  domestic airlines. I will not joke about clapping on arrival, because, well, people on any Ryanair flight from Stansted do all sorts of silly things, including clapping. I am obviously joking. A little bit. However, what you normally don’t see on european flights are children with unfasten seatbelts during landing … More 38 – Transsib, finally