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It’s Baikal Day!

It’s Baikal Day!

On the fourth Sunday in August, Russians celebrate Baikal Day. It’s a relatively new occasion, marked only since 1999, but it’s designed to remind people of the beauty of this magnificent lake and its surroundings. Baikal is something special. Whereas…

Irkutsk and Lake Baikal

We continue publishing our customer comments about their holidays along the Trans-Siberian railway. At 11am we went to Ust Orda, a Buryat village about 70km north from Irkutsk. The Buryat people are the largest indigenous group in Siberia and the…