Travel

Traveling is one of the best things a person can do.
It broadens the mind, perspective and soul.
It also lets you justify eating far too much.

  • The Big One, Lake Baikal – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Day Sixteen

    The Big One, Lake Baikal – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Day Sixteen11 March, 2020

    Krupskaya’s tour continues as we cross the world’s deepest lake – Lake Baikal.

  • Irkutsk, city of Angels – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Day Fifteen

    Irkutsk, city of Angels – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Day Fifteen17 February, 2020

    They say, this is the city! The city of Angels! All I see are dead wings! The Distillers did some good shit.

  • The wonderful city of Krasnoyarsk – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Day Fourteen

    The wonderful city of Krasnoyarsk – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Day Fourteen8 February, 2020

    We're given brief respite from the endless expanse of Siberia, thanks to the colourful, vibrant and slightly mad city of Krasnoyarsk.

  • Some place between Tomsk and Krasnoyarsk – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Day Thirteen

    Some place between Tomsk and Krasnoyarsk – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Day Thirteen28 January, 2020

    As we bid goodbye to Tomsk, we set forth for a day's travel across Siberia toward Krasnoyarsk.

  • Interview on BBC Radio… Stoke

    Interview on BBC Radio… Stoke17 January, 2020

    Just because it has 'Stoke' in the title doesn't mean it's a lesser version. I mean, strictly speaking it probably does, but just put that to one side for the benefit of my ego.

  • Our Final Day in Tomsk – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Day Twelve

    Our Final Day in Tomsk – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Day Twelve16 December, 2019

    Our time in Tomsk draws to a close as we enjoy one final day of relaxation.

  • Tomsk and challenging my fear of heights – Day Eleven, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour

    Tomsk and challenging my fear of heights – Day Eleven, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour25 October, 2019

    Today marks the first of three without a show. Such days can be expensive, but they also mean we get to experience more of a place than usual. Which is good.

  • Tomskward, to Glory! – Day Ten, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour

    Tomskward, to Glory! – Day Ten, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour17 August, 2019

    Today we travel to Tomsk. Not to be confused with Omsk. We've already been to Omsk. Now we're going to Tomsk. Different place, mate.

  • NOvosibirsk show for us – Day Nine, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour

    NOvosibirsk show for us – Day Nine, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour18 July, 2019

    Our show in Novosibirsk is cancelled and so, a day of relatively relaxed driving between cities awaits us.

  • We must be OMSK our way! – Day Eight, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour

    We must be OMSK our way! – Day Eight, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour11 May, 2019

    Our first full day in Siberia takes us on a journey to Omsk, the fabled city of idiots.

  • Tyumen, Welcome to Siberia – Day Seven, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour

    Tyumen, Welcome to Siberia – Day Seven, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour1 April, 2019

    Today marks our venturing into Tyumen and with it, our official entrance into Siberia itself. Exciting times.

  • Yekaterinburg is awesome – Day Six, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour

    Yekaterinburg is awesome – Day Six, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour25 March, 2019

    Today we visit Yekaterinburg, an incredible city which further challenges any preconceptions I had about what Eastern Russia would be like.

  • I could stay here PERManently, heh heh heh – Day Five, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour

    I could stay here PERManently, heh heh heh – Day Five, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour23 January, 2019

    Today we experience Perm and perhaps most amazingly of all – Alex singing on Rock Band. Step aside, Glenn Danzig!

  • It’s like Fury Road, but shit – Day Four, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour

    It’s like Fury Road, but shit – Day Four, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour22 November, 2018

    How to you beat a beautiful night by the water in Nizny Nozvorod? By waking up to the single greatest sight anyone could hope for.

  • From Red Square to an island forest in Nizhny Novgorod – Day Three, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour

    From Red Square to an island forest in Nizhny Novgorod – Day Three, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour8 November, 2018

    As we venture toward Nizhny Novgorod, little do we know that today’s events are going to involve getting lost in another forest and a bare penis. Yay.

  • Lost within the trees of Moscow – Day Two, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour

    Lost within the trees of Moscow – Day Two, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour2 November, 2018

    Tonight we play in a forest in Moscow and the only directions we have are – when you find this tree, turn left. I admire Russia’s simplicity, I must say.

  • From Birmingham to Saint Petersburg – Day One, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour

    From Birmingham to Saint Petersburg – Day One, Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour25 October, 2018

    It begins – three and a half weeks driving across over nine thousand miles of Siberian wildlands! Will we die? Will we suck? Will anyone show up? All these mysteries and more, will be answered!

  • Woah, we’re going to Siberia! – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Introduction

    Woah, we’re going to Siberia! – Krupskaya 2018 Siberia Tour, Introduction17 October, 2018

    In August 2018, Krupskaya decided to challenge ourselves with one of our more ridiculous adventures yet: tour across Siberia, over nine and a half thousand kilometres in three and a half weeks. Oh, and survive, preferably.