In this episode we speak with Mark Wiegers who travelled on the Trans-Siberian Railway in the late 1980s. His story tells of trouble with officialdom, the unexpected kindness of strangers and the beauty of a Soviet Union on the cusp of major change.
Mark has taken a stunning set of photos on his journey some of which you can view below. I really recommend you take a look.
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Now back to today’s episode where we start with Mark and his friend in East Berlin.
Filmed 1 year after Mark’s trip this documentary gives you some good insight into the journey.
Fictional movie set on the Trans Siberian.
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