Concrete and the Screaming Pancreas February 28th 2017 Firstly, Irkutsk (Иpкyтcк) is not to be confused with Yakutsk (Якyтcк).
Irkutsk (south of Yakutsk), a vibrant, artsy city dotted with beautiful and fun sculptures was where we spent a lot of our time wandering along the waterfront admiring the Angara River.
The city told a story of shiny, golden-domed cathedrals, glittering marble buildings and collapsing wooden houses that were ... 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
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