Given the weather forecast was scorchio, we decided that it was a day for sunning ourselves at the magnificent lake baikal.
We took our 16C bus to the central market and found our Listvyanka bus just at the fruit and vegetable market. 376 more words
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We had a special interest in going to Lake Baikal, kind of a long story.* From Irkutsk, it is an easy van ride (take tram #1 from train station, then tram #4 for 2 stops to van area, keep saying ‘Listvyanka’ and you’ll get there) to the town of Listvyanka on the shores of Lake Baikal. 487 more words
The past March, I spent a week at Lake Baikal to shoot landscape photos, the ice was apparently not at its best condition, but the ice caves were pretty good, with thousands of windows like this, pure blue frame, beautiful sunshine coming in. 6 more words