Just after the border with Georgia, the last peaks of the Caucasus mountains.
Russian side of Caucasus mountains
Russian Caucasus mountains
Inghusetian war memorial
Selfie at Inghusetian war memorial
War memorial on the road side in Inghusetia
Restored military truck
Soviet military train
Soviet Military train
Inghusetian boy inside one of the train wagons.
Sewing machine inside train wagon
Stove inside one of the train wagons
Memorial to the "Great Patriotic War"
Memorial to Inghusetian soldiers that have fallen. At the same time an indictment against Russian oppression.
Eternal flame at Inghusetian war memorial
Memorial for the Tchernobyl and other nuclear disasters
Tank at Inghusetian war memorial
Guards very busy protection the war memorial
The large nothing
Taking a small detour to Astrakhan
Nothingness as far as the eye can see
Sweating on the steppe
Small Buddhist temple in Kalmykia
Toilet break in Kalmykia
Visiting a salt lake
Terras on the steppe
Salt lake on the road to Astrakhan
No sun-bathing here.
Pretty warm here
Lunch break at a trucker's cafe: Goulash and Kotleti.
Lukoil, or Luxe-oil
Look at those prices. Divide by about 70 to get the EUR equivalent.
Curious little kids at a fuel stop.
Exchanging contact details with another biker
Nothing to see here, move along.
Crossroads to nowhere
Please give way.
Posing in the steppe
Entering the Astrakhan oblast
Getting nearer to Astrakhan
All alone on the road
Church inside the Astrakhan Kremlin
Russian Orthodox church in the Astrakhan Kremlin.