The Olympic Flame took quite a fancy ride around Russia for the sake of this year's Sochi 2014 Games. We picked the most interesting moments of this awesome trip.

October 8th was the day the Olympic Flame left Moscow and took off for the historic journey across the biggest country in the world.

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

The motor rally ran through the towns and cities of the Central and north-western Russia. On the 39th day of the Relay the special flight from Saint-Petersburg took the Flame up and to Russia’s most western region of Kaliningrad.

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

On November 7th the Flame left the Planet! 'Soyuz' Space Rocket, decorated with Sochi 2014 special Olympic designs, lifted the Flame up to the International Space Station. The Olympic Flame in the Orbit – the history had not seen that ever before!

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

From the Far Eastern city of Vladivostok the Flame set off to travel along the Trans-Siberian Railroad. It covered over 18,000 kilometers by railroad in a special train specifically made for the occasion and painted with Sochi 2014 colors!

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

The Flame went up into the air more than one time. A specially assigned helicopter carried the Flame for the distance of over 2,000 kilometers.

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

Raindeer ride was another very uncommon leg of Olympic Flame's travel.

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

Snowy roads of the north can of course be conquered by raindeer, but also by special machinery. Vehicles that facilitate the work of Russia's field and gas workers gladly joined the Relay.

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

«Afina» bulk carrier vessel leaves the port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky with the Olympic Flame onboard.

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How many more surprises will the Relay bring? The organizers say we will be amazed yet more than once.

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

Going Far, Flying High, Taking Flame to the Sky

Rumours have it, the Olympic Flame will get inside a Formula 1 race car and on top of the mount of Elbrus. How will it get there – we are yet to find out! Stay tuned with out reports!