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Have you travelled on the 6000 mile Trans-Siberian railway? To mark 100 years since it was completed we'd like to see your photographs.
Departing from Moscow, the Imperial Express stops in the grand Siberian cities of Kazan, Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk, as well as on the shores of Lake Baikal, where you'll enjoy a picnic and discover the pretty village of Listvyanka. You'll learn how ...

September 22 saw the opening of a photo exhibition at the Museum of arts and Crafts (MUO) in Zagreb, Croatia. The exhibition presents the best photos ever appeared in RBTH multimedia section.
When the train first opened, passengers needed to board a ferry to cross Lake Baikal until a track around the lake was completed the next year, which included 33 tunnels and more than one hundred bridges and viaducts.
The band's repertoire includes Buryat traditional songs about hunting, the beautiful mountains, friendship, warriors, Lake Baikal, wedding songs, and wolves as well as Buryat ritual dances and a handful of originals. Three of the musicians have ...
Last winter around 8.86 lakh birds of 161 different species had visited the lagoon. The lake attracts winged guests from far off Caspian Sea, Lake Baikal, remote parts of Russia, central and South East Asia, Ladakh and Himalayas every winter, officials ...

In the fall of 2015 about his trip to Lake Baikal in an interview with one of the online media said the famous journalist and TV presenter Mikhail Kozhukhov. And this summer the lake from the window of a train was photographed by world famous "Mythbusters" ...
The lake attracts winged guests from far off Caspian Sea, Lake Baikal, remote parts of Russia, central and South East Asia, Ladakh and Himalayas every winter, officials said.
I've worked with 2,000 year old mummies on the South Coast of Peru and with even more ancient "buffalo rocks" on the Canadian Plains, old rock art in the Red Centre of Australia, and Paleolithic sites on the shores of Lake Baikal in Siberia. I have ...
China's LeEco plans to import Lake Baikal water and sell it in China, according to reports in Russian local media. The news was revealed by Xu Xinquan, president of LeEco Russia and Eastern Europe.
After taking several days off at Lake Baikal, we headed north toward Ust-Kut, a small port town in the northern part of Irkutsk Oblast.
So, why not make this fascinating train journey the focal point of your next trip to Russia, taking in the city attractions of Moscow, the vastness of Siberia and finally Irkutsk, the home of Lake Baikal, which is the world's largest source of freshwater?
Nine of them are in the Vladivostok area; four in the Port Arthur-Dairen area; three in Sakhalin; two in the Kurile Islands; one near Kamchatka; and 16 others scattered along the railway from Lake Baikal on east." "About 500,000 in all?" asked Byrd ...
Berhampur: The winter is coming and the winged guests are yet arrive on the swamps of Chilka lake. But it is show time for the wildlife wing of India's biggest brackish lake as they prepare to provide protection to the migratory birds when they start ...
Right from the Red Square of Moscow to exploring the idyllic charm around Lake Baikal to exploring the Black Sea, Russia is one of the most multifaceted destinations for travellers.
He told AFP that the fires peaked last week around the Siberian cities of Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk near Lake Baikal, where nearly 5 million people live, and that some schools had to be closed because of the thick smoke covering the area.
Toddler Tserin Dopchut was found in a forest three kilometres (two miles) from his village on Wednesday following a major search operation.

That lake was Lake Baikal - the world's deepest and largest, if you go by total water volume, and the trip was a world first.
This epic marathon begins in Cossack, with participants running on the frozen Lake Baikal, which is said to be deepest lake in the world!
As well as the "classic" Moscow to Vladivostok route there's also the Trans-Mongolian line, which dips south after Lake Baikal, crossing through Mongolia into the Gobi Desert and through the Chinese border, eventually stopping in Beijing. Infinitely ...
He's best known for a series of long journeys raising money for charity: circling Russia's Lake Baikal in winter on a World War II-era motorcycle; driving a London taxi to Everest Base Camp; and driving from London to Mongolia in a $230 car.
A total of 1,900 hectares were said to be ablaze in the Sakha Republic, while fires in Irktusk region, close to Lake Baikal, have also 'surged', according to TASS. Some 42 hectares was on fire in the Pribaikalsky National Park. Around 412 hectares ...
It shows smoke billowing from a string of fires northwest of Lake Baikal in Siberia. These huge smoke plumes stretch over 1,600 miles (2,000 kilometers), nearly half the distance across the contiguous U.S.
September and the first half of October is the best time for traveling around Siberia: the severe cold is yet to come, the days are relatively long and sunny, the forests' leaves turn into magical colors and Lake Baikal and Altai are practically free ...
This summer, in Siberia passed international train "The Great Tea Road", which was carrying Chinese tourists from Manchuria through the cities of Chita, Ulan-Ude and Irkutsk with a visit to Lake Baikal. In addition, in late June, the Chinese company Juneyao ...
"But most of my friends as well as me have not gone to vote this time, though I became eligible to vote in 2015," Dorzhieva said.
(After all, the Turks originally come from Eurasia, having migrated west from Lake Baikal a thousand years ago.) That means serious ties with Russia, combined with deep ethnic, cultural and historical ties with Central Asia, and with China.
Lake Baikal is one of the best-known natural attractions in Siberia, the vast Russian wilderness north of China which many associate with bone-chilling winters and exiled Soviet dissidents.
A sacred fire in Buryatia. Photos by Konstantin Guz, images courtesy the artists, unless otherwise noted. In the southern Russian region of Siberia, along Lake Baikal, and just north of Mongolia, lies Buryatia. A federal subject of Russia, this ...
Methane hydrates can also be found in cold freshwater lakes like Lake Baikal in Siberia and in the Arctic permafrost. Methane hydrates likely exist in significant quantities below the Antarctic icecap and along the continental shelf, but their volume ...
Lake Baikal is holy to the Buryats 15.09.2016. They were uprooted for decades and kept from practicing their cultural traditions.
Siberia's Lake Baikal is the deepest freshwater lake in the world; its volume equals all five Great Lakes combined, holding 20 percent of the planet's surface freshwater.
"The National Russian Pavilion presents a variety of non-alcoholic drinks, toys, cosmetics, electronics and even trips to Russia - to Saint Petersburg and Lake Baikal. Nevertheless, the majority of the goods are food products, particularly Russian ...
(After all, the Turks originally come from Eurasia, having migrated west from Lake Baikal a thousand years ago.) That means serious ties with Russia, combined with deep ethnic, cultural and historical ties with Central Asia, and with China.
Recent graduates work in several diverse fields ranging from researching the intricate life forms found in Russia's Lake Baikal to working for the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, among other exciting professions. With such success in the ...
Both are fantastic at Lake Baikal. Located in one of the most beautiful corners of the world, the lake initially leaves me speechless.
9 September 2016 - Endurance swimmer and UN Environment Patron of the oceans, Lewis Pugh, and the Russian Federation are joining forces to protect Lake Baikal, the oldest and deepest lake in the world, and home to species found nowhere else on ...
"Despite our climatic differences and the massive size of Lake Baikal compared to our water resources here in New Mexico, we share the same concerns regarding our precious aquatic resources," Sallenave said.
In total, participants of the project have built 76 meters of stony and combined (stone + wood) structures, cleared the 1.5 km of trail, collected garbage on the shore of Lake Baikal, transplanted 20 pines, ennobled territory Reserve camping. On rainy days, the ...
The lake was declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1996. ... Reddit. Google+. blogger. Pinterest. StumbleUpon. 50. Tags: Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia. Track Do not track Community standardsDiscussion. Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik ...
Two other types of stonefly that live in Russia's Lake Baikal also remain wingless - but even they crawl to shore and leave the water to lay their eggs, says Annie Caires at the University of Nevada, Reno.
The other is Lake Baikal in Russia, and the Russian government had already committed to protecting its glacial lake. Then there's the fact that 80 percent of the land in the Tahoe Basin is owned by the federal government.
On Baikal plan to create a base evocation of artificial rain On Lake Baikal is planned to establish a base on the artificial creation sediment, which, according to experts, will help fight forest fires This was announced by Head of the FBU "Avialesookhrana" ...
This summer, Irkutsk and Lake Baikal included in the top 5 of the most popular tourist destinations The ranking is according to booking hotels and apartments, from 1 June to 31 August 2016 Tourists come to Irkutsk in the summer an average on two days and ...
This year's festival will be held September 13 in the village of Turka Pribaikalsky district of Buryatia. Volunteers of environmental non-profit organizations will open the festival. They will clean the territory of the coast of Lake Baikal, will talk about their projects, ...
It's raw, rural, mostly undeveloped and home to some astounding natural beauty in the form of Lake Baikal - the worlds largest fresh water late, containing 20% of earths fresh water.
Stanley explained that this tour has stops in the Ural mountain city of Ekaterinburg, Irkutsk, and Lake Baikal, as well as Mongolia before reaching China's capital of Beijing.
It's also the second deepest (with a maximum depth of 1470m), and the second most voluminous (it holds about 18 900 cubic kilometres of water), surpassed in those categories only by Russia's Lake Baikal. Bordered by the DRC, Burundi, Tanzania and ...
Its spirit animates civil rights activists from Vladivostok to Kaliningrad: courageous men and women who mobilize their fellow citizens to protect the Khimki Forest and Lake Baikal; to fight graft, corruption, electoral fraud, and oppose the ...
At over 5,000 feet deep, Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world and the largest by volume, holding approximately 20 percent of Earth's unfrozen fresh water, more than all The Great Lakes combined.


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