This is the first descent of Europe’s longest river by kayak from the source in the Valdai Hills northwest of Moscow to the river’s delta at the Caspian Sea. The Volga traverses 2300 miles (3700 km) through western Russia’s most beautiful countryside with some of the richest history known to man.
TOTAL MILES TO DATE: 2130.09
TOTAL DAYS: 59
MILES COUNTDOWN: 0.00
May 6, 2014
Here is a short video of the crossing of the reservoir with the rain, clouds and rough water. Viewing this, it looks like they are really moving well across the water. Unfortunately, it's a illusion. It took them 5 hours to go 10 miles, at some point today.