Travel Blogs from Vladivostok, Russian Federation

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Sweet and sour takeway, Vladivostok, Russian Federation travel blog

Sweet and sour takeway

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

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... to me, in an act of Olympic generosity, the 'incident' occurred at 9am, September 4, on the N25 between Harbin and Vladivostok, carriage 21, cabin III. I was the only passenger. There are thousands of these knives in Xinjiang, it is a village industry. ...

WE'RE HERE IN VLADIVOSTOK!!!!!!!!, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

WE'RE HERE IN VLADIVOSTOK!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by argieuk

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... trees, they could do a grand job of exporting it to the UK if they could get the timing right. Got into the Vladivostok enviroinment and the road deteriorated badly. They are building a major highway into the city, so everything is detour and they dont ...

Preparing for the return, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Preparing for the return

A travel blog entry by argieuk

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Martin's melt down moments WEll we've spent today organising our exit from Vladivostok and preparing car for shipment.Again no doubt Roger will provide the details.I guess now that our foot has literally come off the gas we are showing signs of wear and ...

Last day away, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Last day away

A travel blog entry by argieuk

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... of the time it was arrive, sleep and depart. The three were Baku/Caspian Sea (which was about 10 days), Ulaanbaatar (2 nights) and Vladivostok. Must admit that Vlad isnt my favourite place - what with the quality of the roads/pavements etc, and the bitter ...

Goodbye Stanley, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Goodbye Stanley

A travel blog entry by argieuk

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... bags and tents. Should be OK now. Went for a long walk into town. Went into GUM, the State department store. Wanted to buy Russian dolls for Martin and a hat for me/Fiona. Prices are outrageous! Everything we lok at is over priced. Sandals for men at ...

The cafeteria in the shadow of Lenin's statue, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

The cafeteria in the shadow of Lenin's statue

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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... city, as the home of the far eastern fleet, but there has been extensive South Korean investment as well as Russian gas and oil money, and also Canadian investment. Vladivostok is closer to Japan, Canada and the US than it is to Moscow. We found Yul's ...

A 10 year reunion of old friends, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

A 10 year reunion of old friends

A travel blog entry by livinthedream

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It's not without a little trepidation that I arrive in Vladivostok; a previously closed focal port city of Russia; to visit my twin penpals whom I haven't seen for a good decade. Quick background: We were 14 and 12 respectively in Japan participating in a ...

The Land of Artifiial Smiles, Vladivostok, Russian Federation travel blog

The Land of Artifiial Smiles

A travel blog entry by pchun88

Set on top of rolling hills was about all the charm Vladivostok had.  Another gloomy day with fog so dense that a view from the bay was impossible.  My tour guide showed me around the many war memorials and museums.  Nothing terribly ...

Cruising Sea of Japan, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Cruising Sea of Japan

A travel blog entry by kenped

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... rising.  I looked around then for a handicapped toilet.....they were the same! I didn't tell you that in the Gymnasium in the Russian town, we were greeted at the gate to the school by two little girls. Ahhhh, what cute kids.  I asked them if ...

Vladivostok (map pin), Vladivostok, Russian Federation travel blog

Vladivostok (map pin)

A travel blog entry by martyt

A little taster of Russia so ...

Mother Russia, Vladivostok, Russian Federation travel blog

Mother Russia

A travel blog entry by pchun88

... brides that I realized that Russain women were quite the lookers. So after a 30+ hour plane trip from SFO-TOKYO-SEOUL-VLADIVOSTOK I am finally here.  The experience has been surreal starting from my first steps off the plane.  As we got off ...

From Harbin ( China), Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

From Harbin ( China)

A travel blog entry by karimico

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... they told me ) about 3.5 million people, we all have different way of seeing things :) I met Nicolai in the bus, very good Russian man with who we spend this few days together here. We met Yu Song Ye from Shangai and he was a great help for many ...

End of the line.., Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

End of the line..

A travel blog entry by gearoids

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... ; The following morning we sorted out a hostel and dropped off our bags and headed into the city to see our last Russian city.  Vladivostok is quite the hilly city with beautiful views up the tops of those hills across the bays! The streets are full ...

Vladivostok, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Vladivostok

A travel blog entry by danwstephens

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... food I highly recommended it!! My hotel has also been the best on the trip being located on a hill facing the Pacific. There's this great breakfast room/bar which you can sit in and watch the sunset. Vladivostok's such a nice and refreshing ...

Vladivostok, Vladivostok, Russian Federation travel blog

Vladivostok

A travel blog entry by tinateodor

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... mesto Suifenhe, kjer sva kupila drago karto za avtobusno preckanje meje ter nato na avtobusu za majhno doplacilo prispela v Vladivostok. Preckanje nekdaj hermeticno zaprte meje je potekalo brez tezav in ker izgledava dokaj podobno Rusom, sva imela celo ...

Vladivostok, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Vladivostok

A travel blog entry by karimico

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... definite, maybe find a job somewhere in China, or keep traveling, and come back in the spring next year to China and work. Vladivostok reminds me of a city like Monaco or Monte Carlo, we just need more girls with bikini, but they told me to come back ...

End of the long (rail)road, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

End of the long (rail)road

A travel blog entry by xerius

... the Chinese, who I encountered at nearly every sightseeing spot). While it isn't perhaps Russia's most beautiful city architecturally, Vladivostok does win some serious points for its setting. It's been said before that the city is the Russian answer ...

Life Without a Scratch, Vladivostok, Russian Federation travel blog

Life Without a Scratch

A travel blog entry by pchun88

... the window.  No words were spoken.  And for the first time in a long time I felt a loneliness.  I didn't speak Russian, nor they any English.  I tried to speak to them using my Russian phrase book, but they however did not match ...

Russia, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Russia

A travel blog entry by kenped

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... of the cutest, vibrant, young women I have experienced in such jobs.  One spoke English passingly well, the other giggled a lot.  Vladivostok is not one of the prime cruise stops.  In fact, we were the only cruise ship in this year.  ...

Terminus Vladivostok, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Terminus Vladivostok

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

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After at least 200 hours of train from Murmansk, I ve finally arrived to Vladivostok That`s a long trip but with the sleeping period and the everybody that you met in the train, the time is flying and finally you arrive quicker that what you should have ...

VISA for Russia from Europe and Mongolia, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

VISA for Russia from Europe and Mongolia

A travel blog entry by karimico

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... .org/rusvisa.html#tourist for the number 5 about: individual travler that you need Confirmation of hotel arrangements from authorized Russian travel company, this is not necessary. for the invitatin letter i advice you to don't go threw a hostel ...

Mummies Little Cosmonauts Observations on Life!, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Mummies Little Cosmonauts Observations on Life!

A travel blog entry by johnnynomad

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... When I walked into the dining car I was blown away. This group of Anglo-Saxon thugs was everything I ever thought/wanted the Russian mob to look like! Picture this, they were sporting white track suits with gator skin boots. All 4 of them where sitting ...

Capolinea, Vladivostok, Russian Federation travel blog

Capolinea

A travel blog entry by planetvale

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... a Mosca ormai tre settimane fa. Do un'occhiata alla vecchia locomotiva di inizio Novecento, parcheggiata nella stazione di Vladivostok, monumento alla Transiberiana. Prima di avviarmi in citta', lancio un ultimo sguardo al Treno: non ho molto da dirgli, ...

Life on the open ocean!, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Life on the open ocean!

A travel blog entry by jonnylawson

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... on any of the various shore visits. I’m adoring being on board and I was done with China and I’m boycotting the Vladivostok visit as I tomorrow as I don’t see why Russia deserves another pound of my hard earned cash. The only time I ...

Dirty, tired, and still in Russia, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Dirty, tired, and still in Russia

A travel blog entry by mightyseven

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... snack. Drank too much beer. Don't remember going to sleep. Day 6 There is no sense of time anymore. Changed watch to Vladivostok time, +7 hours ahead of Moscow. Technically woke up at 4 am today. I just want to sleep until the train ends. I'm ...

Vladivostok - Trans Siberian 2, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Vladivostok - Trans Siberian 2

A travel blog entry by carlier

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... ; After 9288km, the longest train journey in the world we finally set eyes on the North Pacific Ocean and the city of Vladivostok. We were expecting a desolate Soviet era Gulag like outpost as far from civilisation as one can imagine; how wrong we were! ...

Vladivostok, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Vladivostok

A travel blog entry by hello-ulli

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... Rog (Golden Horn) bay and built the barracks, it was the first building in the Vladivostok. Soon after that Vladivostok became the main Russian port on the Pacific ocean. Vladivostok is definitely a seaport. Most of the people are somehow connected with ...

STILL in Vladivostok!, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

STILL in Vladivostok!

A travel blog entry by nickandmaryjane

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... good comments re Bill Nicoll and Silver Wind in Melbourne.  And a major advantage was that the parent company was based in Vladivostok.  In our conversations with him, he advised us to get a Customs Agent in Brisbane, which we did and all went ...

Did someone say it was Vlady cold in Vladivostok?, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Did someone say it was Vlady cold in Vladivostok?

A travel blog entry by nickandmaryjane

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... (we think) - we've been told various dates but the latest seems to be 30th March. So far, we've been walking around Vladivostok, spending a lot of time trying to decipher things but thankfully the street names are both in Cyrillic and English.  We've ...

Can any body tell me the way to Novosibirsk?, Vladivostok, Russia travel blog

Can any body tell me the way to Novosibirsk?

A travel blog entry by planetlars

Back in Vladivostok for a brief airport transit. Misty and cool. It's mid-evening. And nobody in transit seems to be able to tell me where and when the flight to Western Siberia's capital, Novosibirsk, is leaving! They've all headed for the smokers room. ...

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