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.
A compilation of video clips of the journey to Kazan
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 […]
The future of eccentric British Adventurer Chris Blakey’s ambitious attempt to cross Siberia in a vintage Austin Seven Car was thrown into doubt tonight when he was committed to a private Russian hospital in the city of Nizhniy Novgorod. In this exclusive interview with Russian Ilya Zlotnikov, Chris reveals the circumstances the led to police […]