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Lake Baikal - Olkhon Island.

What to do on Olkhon island?

If after spending many a nights in the hustle and bustle of the cities and multiple days watching the plethora of oranges and yellows roll by through the train window and you are ready to unwind then Olkhon Island is for you. 1,929 more words



In Mongolian language, the Lake Baikal is referred to as (Baygal nuur) meaning ‘the Nature Lake”. Along with being world’s deepest lake, Lake Baikal is also considered to be one of the oldest and largest fresh water lake (volume). 22 more words

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Olkhon, First Snow

It’s the last night of September on Olkhon Island, the storied center of Buryat shamanism that juts into Lake Baikal at its midriff, separating it into the… 622 more words

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The best of Siberia!

The best way to discover Siberia is certainly across the Trans-Siberian Railway

The Russian train experience

The Trans-Siberian Railway has many routes; however, the main one is that which starts in Moscow and goes east to Vladivostok. 235 more words

Nature Lovers Top Attractions

Bad Fish

The most celebrated fish of Lake Baikal, the omul’, is delicious when smoked and served hot.  The fish market in Listvyanka is a large affair for a small lakeside town: four long rows of vendors, each with ample… 580 more words


Blue, bluer, Lake Baikal

Hey there, in case you are not among the lucky 5 million who understand Finnish, here is a link to the English version below! 

Edellisessä matkakertomuksessa spoilasin, että Trans-Siperian junassa tapaamamme Katjushka ohjasi meidät Irkutskin juna-asemalta sopuhintaisen minibussiohjuksen luokse. 1,320 more words


10 Best Places to Visit in Russia

Russia, the largest country in the world, is also known as the Russian Federation. Moscow is the capital city of Russia where the president’s official residence Kremlin is situated.  25 more words