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.
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!
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 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.
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.
Today we experience Perm and perhaps most amazingly of all – Alex singing on Rock Band. Step aside, Glenn Danzig!
Today we visit Yekaterinburg, an incredible city which further challenges any preconceptions I had about what Eastern Russia would be like.
Today marks our venturing into Tyumen and with it, our official entrance into Siberia itself. Exciting times.
Our first full day in Siberia takes us on a journey to Omsk, the fabled city of idiots.
Our show in Novosibirsk is cancelled and so, a day of relatively relaxed driving between cities awaits us.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We're given brief respite from the endless expanse of Siberia, thanks to the colourful, vibrant and slightly mad city of Krasnoyarsk.
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.
Krupskaya’s tour continues as we cross the world’s deepest lake – Lake Baikal.
Cheese, bread and black cats. I mean seriously, what better start to a day could one ask for?
The whole 'keeping our heads down' thing gets put to one side so we can go on TV. Watched by 5 million people.