New trip to Russia

Well, it is time to go east again, on friday 27 february we leave witht he ferry to Helsinki, from there on with car.

The “new” car is a Ford Mondeo Ghia 2,5l V6, compared to the old one this is a better starting point…

Here is the route we will travel, and of course go back also:

But the actual driving will be this part:

St Petersburg

Arrived safely in Spb again after a long drive, 850 km, 12h, but caught a few exciting things with the dashcam, will edit later.

Anyway, saw some familiar shapes, although not a big fan of the paintwork:
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Went for dinner at Shater, favorite place, major change of interior, but they do that a few times a year:
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Had japan’s number one beer, if that was the best, I don’t need to taste the rest:
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St Petersburg has a lot of lights for new years:
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