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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

Where on Earth?! Webcams on Wildlife

Published Sept. 8 on Stanford University’s MHAB blog site,  http://mahb.stanford.edu/blog/webcams-on-wildlife/

                  Can technology help connect people and artists with the natural beauty of this world, while reducing the footprints we leave?   1,024 more words

Wildlife Art

Circum-Baikal Railway

Circum-Baikal Railway – Russian Railways, Ferry, Marshrutka, Bus – 13 Hours – 311 Km – 407 Rouble = A$8.48 – $0.0273 c/Km

Lake Baikal isn’t the biggest lake in the world but because it is so deep, up to 1.6 kilometres, it has more water than any other, in fact it holds around 20 percent of the fresh water in the entire world. 780 more words


On the shores of Lake Baikal

The Russian lady is shouting at us and pointing and shouting some more. Six of us are sitting open mouthed like a bunch of market traded fish, as her incomprehensible words spill into our train carriage. 2,137 more words


Khabarovsk to Irkutsk, Russia

Khabarovsk to Irkutsk – Russian Railways – 3211 Km – 62 Hours – 9289 Rouble = A$190.62 – $0.059 c/Km

At 62 hours this is the longest journey of the whole trip. 1,175 more words