MOSCOW TO HK OVERLAND

ALL ABOARD! Join us as we embark upon this once-in-a-lifetime journey, backpacking overland from Moscow to Hong Kong.
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Watching the sun set on our last evening at Lake Baikal

Watching the sun set on our last evening at Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal at dusk, utterly divine

Lake Baikal at dusk, utterly divine

Lake Baikal is the largest (by volume) and oldest (25 million years) fresh water lake in the world, home to 1700 species of plants and animals

Lake Baikal is the largest (by volume) and oldest million years) fresh water lake in the world, home to 1700 species of plants and animals

Russian Chicken Broth, Vegetable and Dumpling. Yekaterinburg, Russia

Russian Chicken Broth, Vegetable and Dumpling.

Sour cream frosting smothered between layers of sweet honey cake. Words cannot describe how divine this little ripper of a dessert is. Yekaterinburg, Russia

Sour cream frosting smothered between layers of sweet honey cake. Words cannot describe how divine this little ripper of a dessert is.

Russian dumplings – Ukrainian Ravioli (Pelmeni) These are a far cry from home made Italian pasta yet a close call to Asian inspired dumplings. Fillings cater for almost all likes and dislikes however mushroom; liver, beef, salmon, chicken, sauerkraut, offal and potato appear to be the most popular Russian food choices. Our pick of the bunch? Salty white cheese! Uralkskie Pelmeny, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Whilst aboard the trans-siberian railway - Tom, our resident foodie, compiled a list of the Top 5 Russian comfort foods that kept him sane & satisfied!

Uralskie Pelmeny, a trendy little Russian food hub with modern industrial aesthetic in Yekaterinbug, Russia

Uralskie Pelmeny, a trendy little Russian food hub with modern industrial aesthetic in Yekaterinbug, Russia

Uralskie Pelmeny, a trendy little Russian food hub with modern industrial aesthetic. Yekaterinbug, Russia

Uralskie Pelmeny, a trendy little Russian food hub with modern industrial aesthetic.

Rabbit & potato pie, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Rabbit & potato pie, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Famous for their pies, we were encouraged to try out this small little haunt in Yekaterinburg. Starting with a Cowberry Pie!

Famous for their pies, we were encouraged to try out this small little haunt in Yekaterinburg. Starting with a Cowberry Pie!

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