Category Archives: Vodkatrain

Log Pose Review: Vodkatrain – Ruski Huski Tour

When I first started planning my trip to Australia, I knew I wanted to get to China and work my way through parts of Asia.  How exactly I was getting there was a little more difficult.  My original plan to … Continue reading

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24th November – Ruski Huski Tour Day 17: Beijing

We’d lost one girl yesterday, and tomorrow no less than 3 of our number would be heading off to parts unknown.  So we all decided to spend one last day together and go see some of the larger sites of … Continue reading

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23rd November – Ruski Huski Tour Day 16: The Great Wall

Time to tick a monster off the bucket list.  At 8 we were up for breakfast (which at 15 yuan a head, isn’t badly priced – even if it is just steamed bread, rice, egg and a toaster that attracts … Continue reading

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22nd November – Ruski Huski Tour Day 15: Beijing

This is by far the most miserable of all the trains we’ve been on so far.  Its cold, its small, the facilities are beyond mediocre and it smells of coal.  And as an added bonus, it was delayed in getting … Continue reading

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21th November – Ruski Huski Tour Day 14

So it begins.  Our last train, and our last border crossing.  Of course, that was all dependent on Vogy showing up on time…which she didn’t. at 7, we all made a group decision and got on the bus, which then … Continue reading

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20th November – Ruski Huski Tour Day 13: Ulanbaataar

Do not like early morning starts.  Admittedly my 2 tent mates who fled to watch the sunrise (again) were up even earlier, but my bed was like a stone and had no desire to leave it.  Unfortunately, I also made … Continue reading

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19th November – Ruski Huski Tour Day 12: Ger Camp

We had another attempt at fixing the fire this morning, and had more success than the first time (although still smoking out the cabin).  But the biggest adventure was the loo.  Since we’re in the middle of nowhere, the toilets … Continue reading

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