Hitchhiking Siberia: Four Buryat Men

Hitchhiking Siberia: Four Buryat Men

After spending some time in the city of Ulan-Ude, I decided to hitchhike to another city, Chita, about 700 km to the east, where another friend was waiting for me. I left Ulan-Ude early in the morning on a minibus and reached the main road…

Mamikon: A Story of a Lonely Soul

Mamikon: A Story of a Lonely Soul

I met him in February 2009, when after spending almost two months on the roads of Siberia, I was finally hitchhiking back to Moscow. It was getting dark when I got off the truck near the town of Tulun. Having no wish to walk through…