Welcome to North Russia!

Discussion in 'Europe' started by IvanRUS, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. Paulblueyes

    Paulblueyes Adventurer

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    Privet Ivan
    in the end of June me and my russian wife plan a trip to nordkapp, and the idea is to pass thrught Murmansk, can you give me some advides about some place to visit there? if the weather should be ok, i would like to go to have a trip to the village of Dalniye Zelentsky, there no problem to drive till there with my motorbike right? i ride a 800gs but we are in 2..
    i also think to go to bike otel, seems ok for what i read :-)
    well if you have any advise, please write me
    poka
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  2. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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    Hi!
    Great idea, and there are no problems on this motorcycle!
    About Murmansk - try to make a video or photo of interest.
    Bike hotel with no problems.
    Welcome and hello to the wife!

    Sorry, the hotel is closed ...
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  3. Paulblueyes

    Paulblueyes Adventurer

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    Spasibo bolshoy..
    I have anhother question, in your opinion it is better to stop in petrozavosk, visiting kighi and onega lake or stop around ladoga lake? Because i didnt decide where to pass yet.. So i am asking advice about places to stop
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  4. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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    Hi!
    It is up to you, Petrozavodsk - ordinary town, Kizhi superb.
    The road around Lake Ladoga very bad and therefore like KTM ��
    There interesting to visit the marble quarry, lakeside very beautiful.
    Mosquitoes!:evil
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  5. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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    About Karelia - on secondary roads is very interesting:

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    In Petrozavodsk there motoclub, any help will +7 911 400 3998
    help to rent a boat in Kizhi.
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  6. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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    About Murmansk - uninteresting city, built for the First World War, destroyed in the second:

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    All the monuments related to the war:

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  7. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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    Part pilothouse lost nuclear submarine "Kursk":


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  8. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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    This monument to the leader and the first nuclear-powered icebreaker below his name:

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    It is a museum, it has tours.

    Rear see a new nuclear-powered icebreaker in the floating dock.
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  9. Paulblueyes

    Paulblueyes Adventurer

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    Spasibo Bolshoy Ivan
    for all your information!!!
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  10. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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  11. Montford

    Montford Been here awhile

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    Fantastic pictures!, thank you.
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  12. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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  13. AtlasExp

    AtlasExp beer me

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    Спасибо Ваня за фотки!!!
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    WimDH Been here awhile

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  15. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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    Не за что!

    Hi Wim!
    Welcome back!
    Best in July, now the lilacs bloom!
    And the white night, the heat, the mosquitoes ...:)

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  16. zimi

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    Ivan Priviet!

    I am planning a trip to Kola region on my KTM 640 Adv in August. I am very interested in abandoned cities, war artifacts, and lenin statues, especially the ones in the abandoned cities.

    I am starting to research now about what's to bee seen in the region.

    I am very interested to see the submarine gravyard. Do you know if this place is accessible, or is it in a restricted area?

    http://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/2011/08/forgotten-soviet-submarine-graveyard-kola-peninsula/

    this place as well interests me:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kola_Superdeep_Borehole

    Anyway, if you have some other advices it will be welcome!

    Spassiba
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  17. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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    Hi!
    Unfortunately, all the submarine base closed to even the Russians. Here, next to the old submarines are combat submarine.
    Area super-deep well is available to the public.
    Monument to Lenin we fully :clap
    Welcome!

    Little remains of military fortifications on the ridge Musta - Tunturi, there is a small museum:

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  18. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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    In the far north there are many traces of the past war (the area of the peninsula Sredniy "Medium") yesterday:

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  19. zimi

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    Thanks for the info Ivan!

    too bad that the submarine base cannot be visited! I was already dreaming about walking along these giants!

    Can't wait to be there, the pictures you post are really beautiful, incredible nature!

    I guess there is a biker club in Murmansk? Is there any event in the middle of August?

    Maybe I will contact you again for some more information if it's ok for you
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  20. IvanRUS

    IvanRUS Been here awhile

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    Hi, Zimi!
    Motor Club is, but there is little information in English. Usually in August, they have bikes party :)

    http://mrclub.ru/eng/club/
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