Monday, December 17th, 2018 in Siberia.

This morning Mike and I leave Kyzyl, in the Republic of Tuva, Russian Siberia, and travel approximately 7 hours by bus to Abakan.



I have been here in Kyzyl since Friday the 30th of November 2018, a little over two full weeks.

From Abakan I then plan to again travel North up to Krasnoyarsk.

After my visit to Krasnoyarsk, I will then return ‘home’ to Irkutsk.

Irkutsk, Russian Siberia will be my ‘home base’ indefinitely.




Lake Baikal below.



After (if  / or when  I leave ) my visit to Irkutsk, I will formulate my plans for the duration of this trip. Right now, this very instant, the proverbial sky-is-my-limit.

Right now (and this of course is subject to change ) it looks like Patti will catch up with me in Mid-January of 2019. We currently plan to meet in Seoul, South Korea, spend a week-or-so in Seoul, and then fly to Irkutsk.

The way this rocket ship is flying, maybe we will eventually meet-up in far Western Russia in the large-city-that-rhymes with / and the last part of its own name is the common-name of the bovine animals we all know and love.



Smiles .. Cap and Patti ..


I will do my utmost to update this page  as necessary to keep-it-current.

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