MazdaRoute3, Siberia: Day 2 (605kms)

STRANGE THING, TIME-ZONES. Ulan-Ude in Eastern Siberia is eight hours AHEAD of the UK. Believe me, that plays silly games with your body clock when you try to sleep (watch our video roadtest of the new Mazda3), writes Jim McGill.

Try and get your head round this. Left Heathrow at 11am morning on excellent four-hour BA flight to Moscow. The Russian capital’s three hours ahead of us, so I arrive there at 6pm: I know, confused already!

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