Photo album Russia: Trans-Siberian train trip

94 photos taken on 2006-07-14. This photo album is copyright free, public domain. Travel photos and videos by Päivi and Santeri Kannisto.

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Kuokkaniemi railway station

Kuokkaniemi railway station
2006-07-12  
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Päivi is ready to conquer Russia

Päivi is ready to conquer Russia
2006-07-14  
1.34 MB

We travelled again without a map. This was recorded in St. Petersbourg station to help us to buy tickets

We travelled again without a map. This was recorded in St. Petersbourg station to help us to buy tickets
2006-07-14  
1.34 MB

The beginning of our Trans-Siberian experience

The beginning of our Trans-Siberian experience
2006-07-14  
1.34 MB

Russian trains usually have a combined sitting and sleeping compartment

Russian trains usually have a combined sitting and sleeping compartment
2006-07-14  
1.24 MB

Militsiya aka police in St. Petersbourg

Militsiya aka police in St. Petersbourg
2006-07-14  
1.34 MB

At night even these ugly colosses look tolerable

At night even these ugly colosses look tolerable
2006-07-15  
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More Soviet-style architecture seen from our hotel window in Moscow.

More Soviet-style architecture seen from our hotel window in Moscow.
2006-07-15  
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Militsiya checking foreigners' documents, Moscow.

Militsiya checking foreigners' documents, Moscow.
2006-07-15  
1.18 MB

Soviet architecture in Moscow

Soviet architecture in Moscow
2006-07-15  
1.06 MB

Buying another train ticket in Tver after unsuccessful attempt to book into a hotel

Buying another train ticket in Tver after unsuccessful attempt to book into a hotel
2006-07-15  
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We couldn't book into this hotel in Tver because we had not been registered officially. Read more about obligatory registrations in Russia in our blog

We couldn't book into this hotel in Tver because we had not been registered officially. Read more about obligatory registrations in Russia in our blog
2006-07-15  
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University of Moscow

University of Moscow
2006-07-15  
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Heading away from the unfriendly Moscow

Heading away from the unfriendly Moscow
2006-07-16  
1.34 MB

This is not a palace but Komsomolskaya metro station, Moscow

This is not a palace but Komsomolskaya metro station, Moscow
2006-07-16  
1.23 MB

Our train hostess aka Täti Tomera

Our train hostess aka Täti Tomera
2006-07-17  
1.36 MB

Two Vasilis (right one aka Stallone) from Ukraina. These chaps kept us company during the 24-hour trip from Moscow to Perm

Two Vasilis (right one aka Stallone) from Ukraina. These chaps kept us company during the 24-hour trip from Moscow to Perm
2006-07-17  
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Soviet  style hotel room in Perm, Ural

Soviet style hotel room in Perm, Ural
2006-07-19  
1.23 MB

Bathroom from the 1970's

Bathroom from the 1970's
2006-07-19  
1.25 MB

Carpet

Carpet
2006-07-19  
1.25 MB

Central radio on the wall

Central radio on the wall
2006-07-19  
1.25 MB

There are always queues in fron tof railway ticket offices

There are always queues in fron tof railway ticket offices
2006-07-25  
1.31 MB

Not KFC but SFC (Southern Fried Chicken)

Not KFC but SFC (Southern Fried Chicken)
2006-07-25  
1.18 MB

Perm, Ural, Russia

Perm, Ural, Russia
2006-07-25  
1.32 MB

They have pre-scheduled breaks, watch out!

They have pre-scheduled breaks, watch out!
2006-07-25  
1.29 MB

A building

A building
2006-07-26  
1.36 MB

A church

A church
2006-07-26  
0.92 MB

A Lenin monument on the left, missed just a few seconds

A Lenin monument on the left, missed just a few seconds
2006-07-26  
1.28 MB

A helpful dievutshka in Yekaterinburg station, Ural

A helpful dievutshka in Yekaterinburg station, Ural
2006-07-26  
1.30 MB

In the sauna with the hat to protect the brain (what brain ...)

In the sauna with the hat to protect the brain (what brain ...)
2006-07-26  
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Yekaterinburg railway station

Yekaterinburg railway station
2006-07-26  
1.23 MB

Saint Santeri

Saint Santeri
2006-07-26  
1.34 MB

A Russian private sauna we visited in Yekaterinburg

A Russian private sauna we visited in Yekaterinburg
2006-07-26  
1.33 MB

The Lenin statue again, we had to return fortaking another picture

The Lenin statue again, we had to return fortaking another picture
2006-07-26  
1.29 MB

Not Saint Päivi

Not Saint Päivi
2006-07-26  
1.32 MB

Nice star on top of the tower in Yekaterinburg

Nice star on top of the tower in Yekaterinburg
2006-07-26  
1.26 MB

Päivi is thinking about how great Lenin was

Päivi is thinking about how great Lenin was
2006-07-26  
1.14 MB

A beer glass with trash

A beer glass with trash
2006-07-26  
1.34 MB

Beware, toilet is not open all the time

Beware, toilet is not open all the time
2006-07-28  
1.35 MB

You can store all your valuables here

You can store all your valuables here
2006-07-28  
1.31 MB

Tea is available 24 hours in samovar in each car

Tea is available 24 hours in samovar in each car
2006-07-28  
1.21 MB

Radio button to turn off loud music in the morning when you don't want to wake up yet

Radio button to turn off loud music in the morning when you don't want to wake up yet
2006-07-28  
1.20 MB

Train car, the cheapest class

Train car, the cheapest class
2006-07-28  
1.20 MB

Sometimes it was very hot, 30C, but our Russians travel companions didn't want to have windows open

Sometimes it was very hot, 30C, but our Russians travel companions didn't want to have windows open
2006-07-28  
1.10 MB

Pull down to get a good picture from the train window

Pull down to get a good picture from the train window
2006-07-28  
1.32 MB

Train lunch, soljanka (soup) and Sibisrskaya beer

Train lunch, soljanka (soup) and Sibisrskaya beer
2006-07-28  
1.21 MB

The restaurants in the trains are usually empty

The restaurants in the trains are usually empty
2006-07-28  
1.33 MB

Toilet

Toilet
2006-07-29  
1.13 MB

Good business filling water bottles at the fire post in the station and then selling the bottles to customers

Good business filling water bottles at the fire post in the station and then selling the bottles to customers
2006-07-29  
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Russian chocolate is damn cheap

Russian chocolate is damn cheap
2006-07-29  
1.24 MB

Platskart wagon

Platskart wagon
2006-07-31  
1.27 MB

The group was going to hike in Altay mountain

The group was going to hike in Altay mountain
2006-07-31  
1.16 MB

Our Bela-Russian travel company on the way from Yekaterinburg to Novosibirsk

Our Bela-Russian travel company on the way from Yekaterinburg to Novosibirsk
2006-07-31  
1.35 MB

A typical train outfit (knee-length trousers and slippers)

A typical train outfit (knee-length trousers and slippers)
2006-07-31  
1.22 MB

Electricity in the train

Electricity in the train
2006-07-31  
1.05 MB

Our charming waitress in the train restaurant

Our charming waitress in the train restaurant
2006-07-31  
1.26 MB

Drunk

Drunk
2006-07-31  
1.35 MB

Rainbow pharmacy

Rainbow pharmacy
2006-08-01  
1.34 MB

Russian railway stations are impressive. This lamp was in Novosibirsk station

Russian railway stations are impressive. This lamp was in Novosibirsk station
2006-08-02  
1.36 MB

Russians like their toilets to be on the floor Turkish style

Russians like their toilets to be on the floor Turkish style
2006-08-02  
1.21 MB

An overall view to a kupé cart

An overall view to a kupé cart
2006-08-03  
1.20 MB

Unsatisfied kupé customers smiling

Unsatisfied kupé customers smiling
2006-08-03  
1.04 MB

Railway is slow because it is constructed from wood, not concrete poles

Railway is slow because it is constructed from wood, not concrete poles
2006-08-03  
1.27 MB

He was worried about his property, even when sleeping

He was worried about his property, even when sleeping
2006-08-03  
1.15 MB

Soon we get out, no more feathers choaking our throats

Soon we get out, no more feathers choaking our throats
2006-08-03  
1.24 MB

Kupé compartment inside, pretty much the same as the cheapter obshie and platskart compartments

Kupé compartment inside, pretty much the same as the cheapter obshie and platskart compartments
2006-08-03  
1.19 MB

The samovar, for boiling water, is not always as hot as it must be because of lazy conductors. Now only 60 degrees

The samovar, for boiling water, is not always as hot as it must be because of lazy conductors. Now only 60 degrees
2006-08-03  
1.11 MB

In kupé car there is a useless door in every compartment

In kupé car there is a useless door in every compartment
2006-08-03  
1.10 MB

Train view

Train view
2006-08-03  
1.36 MB

Kupe in use

Kupe in use
2006-08-03  
1.02 MB

Päivi wants to have a banana

Päivi wants to have a banana
2006-08-03  
1.19 MB

A landscape in Siberia

A landscape in Siberia
2006-08-03  
1.10 MB

Irkutsk, Angara River

Irkutsk, Angara River
2006-08-06  
1.23 MB

Behind the lace curtain of Russia

Behind the lace curtain of Russia
2006-08-07  
1.09 MB

Irkutsk railway station

Irkutsk railway station
2006-08-09  
1.24 MB

A church in Irkutsk

A church in Irkutsk
2006-08-09  
1.18 MB

Lenin, but where is Nokia

Lenin, but where is Nokia
2006-08-09  
0.89 MB

Tram, Irkutsk

Tram, Irkutsk
2006-08-11  
1.31 MB

Ulan-Ude, Russia's passage to Mongolia

Ulan-Ude, Russia's passage to Mongolia
2006-08-11  
1.25 MB

Lenin gives his blessing to a newly married couple

Lenin gives his blessing to a newly married couple
2006-08-11  
1.09 MB

Russian lunch table, see tableware

Russian lunch table, see tableware
2006-08-13  
1.04 MB

"Tämä on loppu, tähän on tultu, Vladivostok"

"Tämä on loppu, tähän on tultu, Vladivostok"
2006-08-15  
1.16 MB

Trans-Siberian railway map

Trans-Siberian railway map
2006/08/16  
0.04 MB

Lenin pointing the way to heaven, Vladivostok

Lenin pointing the way to heaven, Vladivostok
2006-08-16  
1.20 MB

The harbour of Vladivostok, Russia

The harbour of Vladivostok, Russia
2006-08-16  
1.34 MB

Vladivostok railway station

Vladivostok railway station
2006-08-16  
1.14 MB

Tourists shopping wooden matushka dolls

Tourists shopping wooden matushka dolls
2006-08-16  
1.27 MB

Russia doesn't care too much of environment although it has superb nature

Russia doesn't care too much of environment although it has superb nature
2006-08-17  
1.06 MB

Päivi and Tupolev 154-M

Päivi and Tupolev 154-M
2006-08-17  
1.15 MB

All kinds of tickets in Vladivostok airport bus

All kinds of tickets in Vladivostok airport bus
2006-08-17  
1.14 MB

Gold teeth are popular in Russia

Gold teeth are popular in Russia
2006-08-17  
1.24 MB

Airport bus made a 50-meter detour before returning to the same place, just to the other side of the lane in Vladivostok airport

Airport bus made a 50-meter detour before returning to the same place, just to the other side of the lane in Vladivostok airport
2006-08-17  
1.22 MB

The conductor who ripped us off in Vladivostok airport bus

The conductor who ripped us off in Vladivostok airport bus
2006-08-17  
1.11 MB

Bye bye Russian tourist rip-off scams

Bye bye Russian tourist rip-off scams
2006-08-17  
1.18 MB