Siberian Village December 11th 2005 (Quick note...this was posted from a computer in China and the text format gets a bit funny)
We did have a few days off the train in Siberia.
First we had three days and two nighs at Listyvanka, a small village in a
Russian national park on Lake Baikal. Lake Baikal is famous for holding 20
percent of the worlds fresh water and it boasts a huge variety of marine
life which is not found ... read more
Europe » Russia » Siberia » Irkutsk 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