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Olkhon Island & Listvyanka (August 30-31)

There are a few different day-long excursions offered by the travel office on Olkhon Island. Alex booked a “bus” (big old military van) tour that went to several scenic spots around the island. 368 more words

What Siberia is really like

I didn’t have much prior knowledge of Siberia other than having heard the term “Social Siberia” used by Oliver James in the chick flick ‘What a Girl Wants’  co starring Amanda Bynes and referring to a place so far removed from the world that you may as well be isolated on your own planet, as was the fate of unfortunate twins Peach and Pear Orwood. 855 more words


Lake Baikal, - revisited!

Today, I received via Facebook the most beautiful little movie about my days in July on the Ushkani island in the middle of Lake Baikal. I share it with you as it shows very much what we enjoyed there….


Top 10 Largest Lake of the World

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Lake Baikal in Siberia Russia

By Robert Schrader

Weird and Amazing Travel Expert

Lake Baikal, located in the heart of Siberia, is frozen solid during the winter. Flickr user petukhovanton (via Creative Commons) … 987 more words


Big lakes and bears

Having made it to Siberia, it’s important to note that we had an official song for this leg of our journey. I ask only that you have it playing while pondering our pictures: 545 more words