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The Coolest Music in the World

A group of Russian percussionists, Ethnobeat Irkusk, have become an internet hit with an exhibition of ice drumming on frozen Lake Baikal. In minus 20°C, they found by pure chance that the one metre thick ice has a distinctive and haunting rhythm all of its own. 6 more words

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The Coolest Music in the World

A group of Russian percussionists, Ethnobeat Irkusk, have become an internet hit with an exhibition of ice drumming on frozen Lake Baikal. In minus 20°C, they found by pure chance that the one metre thick ice has a distinctive and haunting rhythm all of its own. 6 more words

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10 Mysterious Underwater Anomalies

From surviving ancient manuscripts it is clear that there has always been a belief that new lands could rise up from the ocean, while old ones could sink into the sea, destroying former civilizations in the process. 1,321 more words

Mysteries

Sunny Siberia

Unforgiving climatic conditions, a never-ending forest and a very sparse population are the things that first come to mind when one thinks of Siberia. Well, there was certainly a never-ending forest, I still see trees flash by when I close my eyes. 846 more words

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The world‘s oldest & deepest lake

In this interactive map, you can explore the fauna and flora of Lake Baikal, the oldest and deepest lake in the world.

http://baikalake.ru/en/map/#

For more information, please visit the Environmental Monitoring of Lake Baikal website: … 42 more words

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Giants of the Siberian Taiga Forest

I can’t bend my fingers into a fist. My knees are stiff and bruised, and I have finally shaved my legs to unveil the scabby remains of bug bites. 1,193 more words

Lessons Learned From Camping In Siberia

Our little camp in southeastern Siberia truly began to feel like a home, like the place I should be. My sleeping bag was a great bed; I was untroubled by camping night after night for two weeks. 676 more words

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