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  • Barry Rutter

    One Steppe Beyond Epub ↠ One SteppeePUB æ steppe pdf, beyond pdf, One Steppe kindle, One Steppe Beyond PDFBasically a diary of Thom's trip across Russia and associated countries from Moscow to Vladivostok in a VW Campervan Considering the epic nature of the journey there's nothing particularly gripping about the book it was interesting enough to finish but there was precious little detail or description of the various areas Whole towns are dismissed in a sentence and there's not really either humour or drama in many of their escapades


  • Ange

    One Steppe Beyond Epub ↠ One SteppeePUB æ steppe pdf, beyond pdf, One Steppe kindle, One Steppe Beyond PDFI gave up Boring Attempts at humour fell flat So descriptive but none of the story was really interesting or engaging at all Maybe would have be


  • Stephanie Buick

    One Steppe Beyond Epub ↠ One SteppeePUB æ steppe pdf, beyond pdf, One Steppe kindle, One Steppe Beyond PDFThe thing about Russia is that it's really really huge So to write a book about driving across Russia in a campervan is as ambitious as well actually driving across Russia in a campervan Thom Wheeler has tackled both with aplomb He and his partner Jo drove from Tallinn in Estonia to Vladivostok a journey of some 10 000km in Max their VW campervanI visited Tallinn a couple of years ago and Poland and E Berlin while they were still under Soviet rule but have never been to Russia so I was really keen to read this book I was also enticed by the images on the cover The campervan the gigantic vodka bottle the Communist red star and the Kremlin all in muted colours reminiscent of the Soviet era promised to be an interesting readThis is not a 'personal' narrative; Thom Wheeler has taken a journalistic approach to condense their mammoth journey into


  • Anne

    One Steppe Beyond Epub ↠ One SteppeePUB æ steppe pdf, beyond pdf, One Steppe kindle, One Steppe Beyond PDFThom Wheeler and his old pal Jo leave the UK in the late 90s to come to Estonia at the behest of Thom's uncle Tony Uncle Tony imports lumber from the former USSR and has a contact give Thom a job The job doesn't last very long falling victim to outdated poorly maintained machinery and a culture of work that dictates that workers do anything but On the spur of the moment Tony tells the pair to look up an old buddy of his in Vladivostok who just might have something going Luckly Thom and Jo actually have a means to get to Vladivostok a beat up VW camper van named Max In spite of the fact that it was nearly a 6000 mile drive and neither Thom nor Jo spoke a word of Russian they were game It was in many ways the ideal time to visit the far reaches of the Russian empire It was amazingly safe the people they encountered along the way were generally helpful if not given to explanations You will come with us' could either lead to a silent glas


  • Tracey

    One Steppe Beyond Epub ↠ One SteppeePUB æ steppe pdf, beyond pdf, One Steppe kindle, One Steppe Beyond PDFnonfiction; travel memoir 1997 RussiaSometimes droll but mostly dull; the journey from one end of the continent to the other somehow progresses without going anywhere lacks na


  • Meg Vaysben

    One Steppe Beyond Epub ↠ One SteppeePUB æ steppe pdf, beyond pdf, One Steppe kindle, One Steppe Beyond PDFI was really struggling with this book it just lacked color to me didn’t grab me at all and I had a hard time getting to the end Interesting topic and cool journey but the book just didn’t grab me


  • Stuart Hill

    One Steppe Beyond Epub ↠ One SteppeePUB æ steppe pdf, beyond pdf, One Steppe kindle, One Steppe Beyond PDFAnother entrant in the stunt journey 'I traversed the Andes by means of unicycle and an angry yak' category of travel writing The trouble with this style is that the narrative is easily overwhelmed by the need to recount the technical and mechanical aspects of the journey at the expense of relating what the travell


  • Jrobertus

    One Steppe Beyond Epub ↠ One SteppeePUB æ steppe pdf, beyond pdf, One Steppe kindle, One Steppe Beyond PDFThom and girl named Jo drive from Estonia to Vladivostok in a VW camper in 1991 just after the fall of the USSR The book is fast paced informative about scenery and headlines in history and the reader is interested in their personal stories to boot He seems a bit reckless or scatterbrained to head out rather ill prepared on such an adventure but i


  • John

    One Steppe Beyond Epub ↠ One SteppeePUB æ steppe pdf, beyond pdf, One Steppe kindle, One Steppe Beyond PDFThough the trip took place over a decade ago the book didn't seem especially dated to me Instead it was a snapshot of the country outside the major cities showing both the good in all of the assistance they received from strangers as well as the bad in the menace from the authorities I am sensitive to anti Americanism in such books feeling that there was a bit of it in his depictions of Americans he encounters as though all Brits naturally behave like something from a Masterpiece Theatre production


  • Sally

    One Steppe Beyond Epub ↠ One SteppeePUB æ steppe pdf, beyond pdf, One Steppe kindle, One Steppe Beyond PDFTwo English friends take a spontaneous rather scatterbrained road trip from Estonia to Vladivostok in an old VW camper van It's 1997 and times in post Soviet Russia are still pretty good about a year before the crash of the ruble The author is not a profound observer of people or landscape and neither Brit knows any Russian which limits their understanding of what they see and the people they meet But I enjoyed reading it I came away with my respect for ordinary Russian people further confirmed


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