LaContra’s Blog as a Book

Welcome to my Travel blog.

This page allows you to read my entries in chronological order.

Click on any link below to jump directly to that post; or use the “Chapters” link to the right to view my most recent entry.

…or just read it from start to finish, like a book!

Part One — The UK

1.  Movin on — February 7, 2009

2.  Night crossing — February 7, 2009

3.  …And thanks for the fish — February 7, 2009

4.  Mi casa, mi auto — February 7, 2009

5.  Free plug… — February 7, 2009

Part Two — Denmark

6.  …and they’re off…sorta — February 7, 2009

Part Three — Sweden

7.  Gothenburg… Magda & Patrik — February 7, 2009

Part Four — Norway

8.  Lillehammer by dawn or bust — February 7, 2009

9.  -10C Lillehammer @ dawn — February 7, 2009

10.  Lillehammer to Trondheim — February 7, 2009

11.  the tRUSTY steed — February 7, 2009

12.  …just a quick aside… — February 11, 2009

13.  A few words about Norway… — February 12, 2009

14.  …and so where were we? — February 12, 2009

15.  …and I did mention it was snowing… — February 12, 2009

16.  Regarding EU safety standards — February 12, 2009

17.  A change of pace… – February 12, 2009

18.  So next stop… Narvik — February 12, 2009

19.  Onwards… North! — February 12, 2009

20.  Finnmark… — February 12, 2009

21.  Kirkenes… — February 12, 2009

Part Five — Russia

22.  Russia! — February 18, 2009

23.  Murmansk… — February 18, 2009

24.  Random Murmansk — February 18, 2009

25.  Karelia Peninsula — February 19, 2009

26.  Kem and Belomorsk — February 19, 2009

27.  Plaudits and praise — February 19, 2009

28.  And so on to Petrozadovsk — February 19, 2009

29.  Random Petrozavodsk — February 22, 2009

30.  Saint Petersburg in my sights — February 22, 2009

31.  Regarding co-pilot Harvey — February 23, 2009

32.  SPB — February 23, 2009

33.  Piskariovskoye — February 23, 2009

34.  SPB to Tver to Dubna to Moscow — February 27, 2009

35.  Moscow — February 27, 2009

36.  Madman encounters idiots — February 27, 2009

37.  An honourable mention — March 9, 2009

38.  Forest fun with 4×4 friends — March 11, 2009

39.  Modern Russian History 101 — March 11, 2009

40.  The Golden Ring — March 11, 2009

41.  Churches and green Fords — March 11, 2009

42.  Tula to the Ukraine border — March 11, 2009

Part Six — The Ukraine

43.  My Assault on the border — March 14, 2009

44.  Onwards — March 19, 2009

45.  Marooned in Kiev — March 19, 2009

46.  Oddities Russian and Urkainian style — March 19, 2009

47.  Welcome to Chernobyl!! — March 20, 2009

48.  Pripyat the nuclear ghost town — March 20, 2009

49.  Dissent and disagreement — March 26, 2009

50.  Honourable mentions (part 2) — March 27, 2009

51. DHL Fucking Bastards Dishonest Thieving Scum — March09

52.  The ancient city of Lviv — March 27, 2009

53.  Regarding Harvey — April 1, 2009

54.  Leaving Kiev — April 1, 2009

55.  Eupatoria — April 6, 2009

56.  Simfeperol — April 7, 2009

57.  Art for art’s sake? — April 7, 2009

58.  Sevastopol — April 14, 2009

59.  Balaklava — April 14, 2009

60.  Does this sound like me? — April 14, 2009

61.  Object 221 — April 16, 2009

62.  Yalta — April 17, 2009

63.  Штраф (translation: Shraf) — April 17, 2009

64.  Oddities Russian and Ukrainian style (part 2) — April 17, 2009

65.  Yalta to Kerch — April 17, 2009

Part Seven — Russia (Redux)

66.  Fifty-three hours — April 20, 2009

67.  To Krasnodar then Rostov-on-Don — April 20, 2009

68.  Stalingrad — April 26, 2009

69.  BTR — May 2, 2009

70.  Pondering… — May 8, 2009

Part Eight — The Ukraine (Reprise)

71.  Yalta… summer mix — May 15, 2009

72.  Cue the dancing bear — May 23, 2009

73.  To be continued…?

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