Novosibirsk, John, & A Vegetarian’s Kryptonite

We burned it from Chelyabinsk to Novosibirsk.  Our brief flirtation with a stop over in Omsk was destroyed by weather that looked like this:

That led to one particularly muddy session after wild camping:

where Patrick had to rescue all 3 bikes:

(And yes, I cackle like a witch.)

When we arrived in Novosibirsk we were greeted by John, a friend of Patrick’s from his first world trip. We spent a couple of days with him, and we spent a Sunday grilling Shashlik  next to the river.

I studied Environmental Protection and I read Eating Animals, between animal cruelty and environmental destruction, I try not to eat a lot of meat.  In fact, I want to give it up completely. But then chunks of grilled meat that are sizzled to perfection are laid in front of me and I become a drooling cave man.

Shaslick, it could break the strictest vegetarian.


About Sherrie

Sherrie was born and raised in Newfoundland, has her home base in Germany, and at any given time can be found just about anywhere in the world. Addicted to books, travel, chocolate and motorcycles, a perfect day for her is riding her bike followed by drinking good coffee and reading a good book or writing one.

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