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Tour ending in Vladivostok

Tour ending in Vladivostok July 15, 2012 Our last day of touring with the group and everyone scatters tomorrow.  Today is Vladivostok day   but won’t be a huge tour as most of the group has done some exploring here already … Continue reading

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Return to Magadan and Vladivostok

Return to Magadan and Vladivostok July 13 and 14             Today we leave our cozy guesthouse in the apartment blocks of Susuman and return via our 650 km road to Magadan.  It is a very long drive and we have … Continue reading

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Kadykchan – Abandoned City in Far East Russia

Kadykchan, – Abandoned City in Far East Russia July 12, 2012             Today is the big moment of our trip, the reason we came on this particular tour, to see Kadykchan, an abandoned city way out the back of nowhere … Continue reading

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Drive to Susuman

Drive to Susuman July 11, 2012             Today is our long drive day.  We are heading out of Magadan along the Road of Bones to Susuman, some 650 km north, where we will spend a couple of nights and then … Continue reading

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Leaving Dneprovsky and back to Magadan

Gulags & Abandoned Cities & Diving Leaving Dneprovsky and back to Magadan July 10, 2012             Morning came and I slept actually quite well snuggled inside my sleeping bag and sitting up in the truck.  I am a little stiff … Continue reading

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On to Dneprovsky Gulag

Gulags & Abandoned Cities & Diving On to Dneprovsky Gulag July 9, 2012             This morning we have been told we need an early start but that’s still around 8 or 9.  Early around here has a whole different meaning … Continue reading

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Lovely Magadan and its Not so Lovely past

Gulags & Abandoned Cities & Diving July 8, 2012 Lovely Magadan & Its Non-Lovely Past             We have a city tour of Magadan this morning.  As there are very long days now, we are in  no hurry to get up … Continue reading

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