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Crossing Siberia in Winter

Dear 4x4 travelers,
I have just made it alive out of Russia - after having crossed Siberia and Russia from Vladivostok (15th of January) to St. Petersburg (15th of March) with my Land-Cruiser HDJ82.
It was a beautiful trip - especially frozen Lake Baikal (yes, you can drive on the lake!) and Mongolia was fantastic.

I would like to add that the road between Chaborowsk and Chita is nearly finished and not at all a problem to drive (in fact, many Russians drive that bit with their Toyota and Honda sedans without more problems than some punctures).

If you want to read more about

- the Chaborowsk-Chita leg, please read the corresponding roadbook entry PanMundo.Com

- my trip through Russia and around the world, please check out my homepage PanMundo.Com

Happy travels!
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hello
marc mellet, a good friend, has also been there, a crazy trip !

Le Monde pour Passager / Paris-Kamtchatka 2006-2007
47 184 kilomètres aller/retour en 14 mois jusque Magadan
Quatre cents dix jours en Land Cruiser où la lenteur s'éleva en véritable art de vivre à la poursuite d'un seul et unique objectif : l'authenticité d'un voyage au bout de l'Est.

http://www.maxxis-bycopadex.com/imag...marcmellet.pdf

his book is coming out soon
Le monde pour passager - Marc Mellet
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