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The Great Baikal Trail between Listvyanka and Bolshie Koty  
   

The Great Baikal Trail between Listvyanka and Bolshie Koty

Asian Russia or Trans-Siberian Adventure Part 2

October 25th 2019
As someone who spent a lot of time as a kid reading atlases and geography facts books, I always expected I'd like Lake Baikal; it being the world's oldest, deepest and most voluminous lake (30 million years, 1642 m deep, 20% of the world's unfrozen freshwater), with the world's only freshwater seal (the nerpa, one of which we caught a glimpse for a few seconds) and an endemic salmon-like fish call ... read more
Europe » Russia » Siberia

Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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