It was so much fun walking around in the busy streets while people was speaking in their language that I did not understand. “mari , mari, mari” just pick what you want, no need to choose, I wish to taste all of it but I don’t know what it tastes like.. The stall owner doesn’t look like Russian, maybe Asian, Thai? Haha, just my imagination. Wow, this market not only

After cycling around 70km from the border, I reached Astrakhan. This is the southern and also the lowest city of Russia based on sea level. This seems like a big town to me after I left Atyrau. One of the best things for me is those small insects totally disappear when I reach here. By the way, I am busy looking for the head net just to prevent encountering those