This is a video compilation of the story and the journey as far as Moscow – I hope to complete the full journey over the coming weeks.
With several days to catch up because of the prolonged stay in Moscow, Chris and Ilya have been busy driving longer days. That doesn’t mean that interesting encounters have stopped though! Here’s a roundup of the last few days… As expected the police routinely pull the car over, but not often to check papers! Chris […]
Chris and Ilya are blessed by the Priest at the Monastery of the Lord’s Transfiguration in Cheboksary.
Getting to Know You – Meeting Local People Chris is passionate about people. One of his objectives in setting out on the epic adventure was to build bridges between ordinary people in Russia and the UK. The theme that he has used to achieve this is the sport of Rugby Union. This connection has helped […]
The Babushka EffectEverywhere Chris goes with his beloved Austin Seven, he is overwhelmed with goodwill and interest. This shows some of his recent encounters as he journeys on from Moscow. Moscow Red Square and GUM Car Rally Party This video captures the bells and the atmosphere in Moscow’s Red Square and features the Kremlin, Lenin’s […]
Follow the Blakey adventure on an interactive Google Earth Map
Enjoy the Ride and the Stories in Virtual Reality Babushka Arriving at Boston Grammar School
Youtube Videos of Chris Blakey and Family at the Beaulieu Motor Museum for their official send-off at the 57th National Austin Seven Rally at the Beaulieu Motor Museum. This video clip compilation captures the atmosphere building up to the Send-off. Be There in Virtual Reality