35. stud muffin

i am now officially worth hitting on in russia! yesterday i decided to let my big snowjogger sneaker shoes stay home and instead i wore my penguins. and what a change! instead of everyone looking at me and laughing, suddenlyt i found my self attractive! around nine or so in the evening after a nice dinner (pasta bulgaria) with beer in ...

34. photos

not taken by me (google!):

33. roligt skamt

kom att tanka pa nar vi var i novosibirsk och oscar sa att stan och arkitekturen var valdigt lik stockholms. da sa jag," ja det skulle lika garna varit sibirien." hahaha!!

32. irkutsk

last day in novosibirsk was C O L D. the temperature went down to -29 just before we left the sinking ship for irkutsk. but i liked novosibirsk. the ballet was amazing. me and oscar celebrated with a big glass of champagne in the foaye for a dollar / glass be fore the show. a price i consider quite appealing. ...

31. Балет

merry christmas everyone! another day in the crazy cold. woke up with -27 C today. had a splendid hotel breakfast consisting of two slices of white bread, marmelade, rice and sausage + tea. i did not eat the hot dog. damn it was grosse. tonight we are going for some ballet here in novosibirsk. then later tonight we are leaving to irkutsk!

30. novosibirsk

sitting in a basement somwhere in novosibirsk. it is christmas eve and time is 10:47 local time. outside the thermometer has dived to -23 degrees celsius which means ten minutes in the cold and your face is practicly numb! my clothes hasn't let me down yet though - i am wearing almost everything i brought and it feels good. the ...

29. oscars fill in

this is some extra details i don't remember from the night. Oskar's memory stopped recordin after he said, oscar, look, I had 8 shots of vodka and I don't feel drunk, there is something wrong with me... He went to get another lab bottle filled with vodka. smashed one of the glasses on the table and screamed something he believed was russian. ...

28. new itinerary + more updates

so i screwed up. ok. yeah. hey ho. i am still in moscow. thanks to my heart oscar is losing time, which means we have to do some changes in the itinerary. next stop will not be perm, but novosibirsk. this means 3 days straight on the train. it will be a nice test for us, the longest ride for ...

27. listen to your heart

on the hospital journey around the world, it was time to check out the hospitals in russia. yes, my heart crashed again. three days ago we decided to go bananas. and we did. and i have learned one thing: never try to compete in vodka drinking with a sweaty russian, you will definitely end up in trouble. so we went to ...

26. бар и росски

ok, i love moscow. yeah, i love it so much!! sitting in a bar/internet cafe where you are supposed to dance, drink and surf at the same time. what a winning concept! oh, here comes oscar: he says: the girl we are hanging out with are talking to the head editor for playboy russia and that we are going to see ...

24. moscow

priviet! sititng in a cafe near Arbatskaya metro station in moscow. its cold but not to cold. its gray but not to gray. passing huge concrete prospekts earlier this morning we arrived in moscow around nine. the train ride was nice. no problem at the border at all. met some nice estonian/russians. apparently one of them was the best football player ...

23. oh my oh my

less than 24hrs before we will climb the ladder onto the boat that will take us to tallinn, and then later by train to moscow. i am getting scared! yes it's true. i haven't packed, i haven't got a backpack yet, i don't know what to bring and most important of all, my economy is a bit sketchy. so cross your fingers ...

22. dinner – stockholmers!

imorgon tisdag tänkte jag försöka dra ihop alla och gå och äta mat med er! eftersom jag stannar så kort tid hinner jag inte träffa alla individuellt etc så en präktfeast vore så himla bra! mat och bärs och sen kanske några till bärs. hör av er med sms på min engelska telefon, jag har nämligen råkat låsa mitt svenska simkort.. ...

21. join us to tallinn!!

yes it's true. you can join us! we are going to tallinn on tuesday for a cruise. we're not going to ...

20. still for sale

yes, there are still a few items for sale. and even though i am not in london you are more than welcome to go home to my (old) flat and pick things up. like the helmet etc. just give me a shout, and i'll give you nathalie's or victor's telephone number.

19. stockholm

ok, i am back in stockholm now. it feels very strange. my body aches from rough partying last night of london living and from not knowing what's next. i managed to forget some stuff in london of course. one thing was all my medicine and toilet stuff + 60 days of mulit-vitamines etc. extremely irritating. because i am leaving this ...

18. one day left

it's half past three in the morning of friday and i have packed most of the stuff now. it still looks like a bombed place but hopefully i'll get everything done by tomorrow night. tomorrow will be last day at work and then a quick beer with work mates and then back to shoreditch for the last supper. i booked a ...

16. FOR SALE!

ok i have too much stuff. here's a list of things i want to sell bicycle helmet, giro monza - new: £50 my price: £20 bicycle, raleigh. old nice racer. back wheel weird. £20 speakers Logitech Z-340 - new: £50, my price £25 aps camera, canon ixus II - new: £100, my price, £20 printer - epson stylus color 670. not sure if ...

15. last supper

two and a half years ago i arrived to the ditch on this island. one year later i discovered that the ditch had more to give than just concrete and hipsters - the vietnamese restaurant tay do cafe. that's two very important dates in my life. and now it's time for another one. on saturday i will be leaving you. therefore, ...

13. visas

big day! after three days in a row of queuing outside the russian embassy, i finally manage to get the visa today. or atleast i think so. i didn't have enough money to pay for it (£78!!!!!). i didn't have time to go and take out money for it so oscar was going to do it for me. so hopefully ...

12. my room, rent it!

hi, ok, my room/cube will be available for a month starting in beginning of december. if you feel like become a cubist for a month, give me a call or send me an email.

11. the beatboxing bus

ok, this has nothing to do with the trip but i just have to write about this: tonight when i was walking home from tesco liverpool street i took a short cut home on worship street. that's where all the buses are waiting for drivers before they take off south. as i passed one of the buses i noticed that it ...

10. plan

ok this is the plan. it will probably change a lot: december 10 - quit work 11 - ryan air to sweden 13 - boat over to either the baltic states or to helsinki then train to moscow 18 - leave moscow 19 - arrive perm 22 - arrive novosibirsk 26 - arrive irkutsk 29 - arrive ulan bataar january 2 ...

9. tonight

work today was fine. lot of staff asked me where i was going and why etc. the news of my resign moved like fire in a medieval london. i told them about trans siberian. after work my plan was to go to julias house to take a bath. but just when i finished, adam texted me and told me to come ...

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