A trip to Khimki Rock(et) City

Some of my new friends from Moscow took me out urbexing to Khimki, the site of the closest German advance to Moscow in November–December 1941. A memorial marking this in a form of a giant tank trap is located close to an IKEA shopping center. The city is also home to one of the largest … Continue reading

A toast to absent friends

Lupin, the brilliant Junkie, the man who broke into Station One with nothing but a screwdriver and a pack of smokes…. Who would have thought I ever meet that bastard again. And who would have thought that I would meet him on a train to Moscow. The train security caught him smoking out of the … Continue reading