Category: Asia

Olkhon Island, Lake Baikal

Heavenly Olkhon Island, Lake Baikal

Olkhon Island Olkhon Island sits like a beautiful gemstone, set in the glimmering silver of Lake Baikal. This ancient lake in south Siberia is deeper than any other lake in the world, holding twenty percent of the earth’s fresh water. To leave the busy, polluted...

Irkutsk, a lovely place to pause.

Irkutsk For many travellers taking the Trans-Mongolian rail route to China Irkutsk is usually the last Russian town they stop at before heading to Mongolia. It is the perfect place to pause for a few days and check out the natural wonder that is Lake...

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