Yep. Central Siberia: the dick pic of the world.
Long Pubski posts are my kind of writing. You write pretty good, by the way; I appreciate your style.
Three weeks of labourious sanding, filling, dusting and painting
They say in Russia that a man has to do three things in life: plant a tree, build a house and raise a son. Sounds like you're on your way to a third of the plan. Good on you!
Longest barefoot walk sounds like a great achievement to be remembered for. Give me a shout-out when you post about it: it's something I want to read about.
Still very much wondering what on earth I'm going to do next. The thought of remaining in this town for too much longer fills me with dread. I feel like I kind of need to go off and do the whole "travel" thing before I get too old.
Then do it. Travel around for a while. If it's something you know you want and there's nothing holding you from it, then there's no reason not to do it. As for financing the journey: set up a business you can operate from anywhere with an Internet connection; if I recall correctly, this is what elizabeth did.