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In Photos: Spectacular Lakes Around The World

These are some of the spectacular natural lakes around the world.

I think that they are just stunning!

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In Photos: Spectacular Lakes Around The World

These are some of the spectacular natural lakes around the world.

I think that they are just stunning! 490 more words

Photos

I'm A Stranger, Which Makes Me Free

Two overnight flights in a row: over the Atlantic, over Russia. Eagerness overrode any exhaustion—at first—but then it all began to drag into a tunnel of grey, vibrating time when Siberia Airlines’ idea of a veggie wrap was served in the form of a blob of mayonnaise garnished with cole slaw, tucked away inside of a tortilla. 780 more words

Travel

Brighton to Beijing overland part 3 - Siberia and Lake Baikal

We arrive in the city of Krasnoyarsk, 4098km from Moscow, and people are friendly! We visit Stolby national park and make friends with lovely people. But Krasnoyarsk, like every other city we pass on route, is as Soviet as ever. 830 more words

Hitchhiking

Scraping Bark in Buguldeyka

This project was different.

My joints are similarly stiff, and thumbs similarly swollen. It’s similarly difficult to reach all of the keys on the keyboard. But this project was different. 1,141 more words

We'll Tell All - About Sunrise And About Sunset

I am sitting at home, a novelty indeed after five weeks which brought me from southeastern Siberia to Finland. It is now that I can sort through and edit my photos, regain some sleep reserves that I was lacking, revert to usual communications, and, so importantly, mentally process all that I have done. 715 more words

Travel

World's deepest lake, turning to swamp

The world’s oldest and deepest body of freshwater, Lake Baikal, is turning into a swamp, Russian ecologists warn. They say that tons of liquid waste from tourist camps and water transport vehicles is being dumped into the UNESCO-protected lake. 599 more words

Environment