Tag Archives: Kaliningrad

Train Tours In Eastern Europe #4

Recent post on my train travel sister site www.ontrack.blog

On The Beaten Track – Travels In Eastern Europe Free Sampler Download Link

Now available to download from Lulu Publishing (see Lulu button on the right hand side of this blog) or Amazon as a colour e-book or black & white paperback. Over 500 pages for just over £3 (ebook download) Read the Opening chapters for free by downloading ‘Now Boarding, The Eastern European Express’, from Smashwords. See My Book Extracts […]

Sunset

On The Beaten Track – Travels In Eastern Europe

I am absolutely delighted to announce that my e-book is now available to download from the Lulu Publishing website. 500+ pages, 25 countries, 15,000 track kilometres, 50 train journeys, dozens of dark beers & hopefully plenty of smiles. You can click on the Lulu button on the right hand side of this blog to go […]

FOXTROT SUBMARINE – MY SIXTH TRANSPORTATION THEMED BLOG FOR THE APRIL A-Z CHALLENGE

In 2013 I visited Kaliningrad, the Russian enclave on the Baltic Sea sandwiched between Poland & Lithuania. As part of the open air maritime museum, there was the opportunity to scramble inside a decommissioned Foxtrot submarine. This was a cramped experience up there with the Chu Chi Tunnels in Vietnam and one of the few […]

Kaliningrad, Russia - Maritime Museum At Sunset

Kaliningrad

This is a picture taken of the Pregolya River in Kaliningrad, whilst stood outside my hotel. You can see in the distance the vessels that make up the maritime museum, which I visited. The vessel in the middle is a Foxtrot class submarine. I clambered aboard and with just a few tourists it felt cramped, so […]