La côte est direction Tokyo English summary : after leaving Hokkaido, we headed for the coast. We nearly lost the documents that allowed us to drive in Japan, but eventually found them back at the ferry terminal.. After a nice hike up the Odake mount (in the Hakkoda mountain range) that offered us a great view on Aomori bay, we also found out that some roads … Continuer de lire Au pays des tsunamis
English summary : 14-21st November – Higher and higher We made our way to the Japanese Alps, near Nakano. After arriving too late to get into the park and meeting the park guards, who were partying and let us sleep in a nearby carpark, we avoided paying 150$ to enter the Ryohaku mounts area and found a toll free road to hike up Dainichi mountain. … Continuer de lire Toujours plus haut – de Nakano à Niseko
On our first night in Japan, 2 policemen paid us a visit and asked us for a sticker that we didn’t have, which turned out to be only for Korean cars (or so we guessed). They came at night so we couldn’t do anything and spent the next morning at the customs office where no one had heard of such a sticker ! They let us … Continuer de lire Découverte du Japon – de Sakaiminato à Kyoto
English summary : we spent our last week in Russia in an Airbnb in Vladivostok, so that we could clean the van thoroughly after weeks of dirt road, clean all our clothes and not have to drive in another hectic Russian city. It’s quite a pleasant city, with a nice seaside walk, a funicular, some museums, and a nice market. Like in all cities, we enjoyed … Continuer de lire Bye bye Russia !
English summary : after getting Pam back from the garage, almost ready (we had to check some things ourselves and ask them to fix some things they hadn’t looked through), we started the long road to Vladivostok. We were a bit stressed because, in order to go to Japan, we had to get our Carnet de Passage en Douane, sent on the 15th, and it got … Continuer de lire Un bout d’octobre en Sibérie profonde
Ceux qui me connaissent bien savent que l’alimentation et mon mode de consommation sont très importants pour moi ! Aussi, j’essayerai de rendre au mieux compte de mon expérience dans chaque pays traversé. Tous les commentaires ci-dessous sont basés sur mon expérience et mes impressions très personnelles, sans aucune prétention d’exhaustivité ni d’exactitude ! Les précisions et informations que vous apporterez seront les bienvenues. A première … Continuer de lire Consommer en Mongolie
English summary : Our goal was to arrive quite early to leave Pam in a Fiat garage. We managed to arrive before the weekend (although we realised that they work everyday) despite the frost on the road and the following traffic jam, long lines of trucks and cars waiting for the snowblower to pass. We could dodge everybody though, at the cost of a little … Continuer de lire Une semaine au lac Baïkal !