Number of the week: How much does the longest taxi ride in the world cost?

Russian traveler Nikita Arkhipov, a participant of the expedition, Sit and Go to Magadan, went from one side of Russia to the other, traveling 7,767 miles from St. Petersburg to Magadan with the company Taxovichkoff. He paid 233,013 rubles ($3,491) for the ride. This journey set a new world record in terms of trip time according to the local news portal Magadanmedia.ru. It took Arkhipov a month to reach Magadan.The expedition Sit and Go to Magadan began on June 27. Arkhipov was one of six people that participated in the expedition, but the only passenger that traveled by taxi. He said that he was very pleased with the trip and mentioned that, “every city – not just St. Petersburg – should offer such an opportunity for its citizens to order a cab and travel across the whole country.” According to the organizers of the expedition, one of the goals of the trip was to popularize active tourism in Russia among the wider population.Read more: The top 10 ultimate Russian adventures>>>

Russian traveler Nikita Arkhipov, a participant of the expedition, Sit and Go to Magadan, went from one side of Russia to the other, traveling 7,767 miles from St. Petersburg to Magadan with the company Taxovichkoff. He paid 233,013 rubles ($3,491) for the ride. This journey set a new world record in terms of trip time according to the local news portal Magadanmedia.ru. It took Arkhipov a month to reach Magadan.The expedition Sit and Go to Magadan began on June 27. Arkhipov was one of six people that participated in the expedition, but the only passenger that traveled by taxi. He said that he was very pleased with the trip and mentioned that, “every city – not just St. Petersburg – should offer such an opportunity for its citizens to order a cab and travel across the whole country.” According to the organizers of the expedition, one of the goals of the trip was to popularize active tourism in Russia among the wider population.Read more: The top 10 ultimate Russian adventures>>>

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A man from St. Petersburg traveled 7,767 miles by taxi

Russian traveler Nikita Arkhipov, a participant of the expedition, Sit and Go to Magadan, went from one side of Russia to the other, traveling 7,767 miles from St. Petersburg to Magadan with the company Taxovichkoff. He paid 233,013 rubles ($3,491) for the ride. This journey set a new world record in terms of trip time according to the local news portal Magadanmedia.ru. It took Arkhipov a month to reach Magadan.

The expedition Sit and Go to Magadan began on June 27. Arkhipov was one of six people that participated in the expedition, but the only passenger that traveled by taxi. He said that he was very pleased with the trip and mentioned that, “every city – not just St. Petersburg – should offer such an opportunity for its citizens to order a cab and travel across the whole country.” 

According to the organizers of the expedition, one of the goals of the trip was to popularize active tourism in Russia among the wider population.

Read more: The top 10 ultimate Russian adventures>>>

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