Travel Blogs from Listvyanka, Russian Federation

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A few days at lake Baikal, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

A few days at lake Baikal

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... his own way, but the fisherman couple are picked up by the same driver and guide as us. We all are driven to the town of Listvyanka. We are arranged to have a home stay here for two nights, the Australians have a hotel here by the lake. Our guide was ...

From Russia with love, Listvyanka, Russian Federation travel blog

From Russia with love

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... On the platform we were met by our tour guide Tatiana, who led us to the minivan that drove us the 45km to the tiny village of Listvyanka on the shores of Lake Baikal, where we would spend the next three nights at a home stay. A home stay, as it suggests, ...

Swimming in Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Swimming in Lake Baikal

A travel blog entry by hils

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... we met 3 english tourists. The 2 girls were working in Ekaterinburg for a year, they were taking a holiday with their friend, travelling from Vladivostock on the train. It was good talking to them. I had another Russian sauna and another early ...

Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Lake Baikal

A travel blog entry by hils

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... up, Lake Baikal could provide water for the whole world for the next 40 years. Anyway enough facts for now. I experienced my first Russian Sauna. It's much like a normal sauna but you have hot and cold water so you can also wash - it was very nice. ...

Lake Baikal. Frozen. How better to see it?, Listvyanka, Russian Federation travel blog

Lake Baikal. Frozen. How better to see it?

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... a popular stop for travellers on route. The main drop off spot for the busses from Irkutsk is a fishing village called Listvyanka (Листвя́н). Despite its modest size Listvyanka is one of the busiest tourist ...

Walking & Dog Sledding, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Walking & Dog Sledding

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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11:37 We started our day with omlette, bread and cheese, tea and coffee. Our first port of call for the day was a walk up to a viewpoint on top of a hill. This was quite a long walk with steady uphill. I discovered how unfit I was but the others were ...

Lake Baikal Snowmobiling, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Lake Baikal Snowmobiling

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... mum :) When we got back to the chalet we changed into cossies and went into the onsite sauna or banya as it is called here - a russian sauna whereby you throw water on the wood and it steams and after a bit you go into the next room which is room temp ...

Hop along Not Skiing, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Hop along Not Skiing

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... at all! Sorel snow boots. Also kept my feet very warm and very dry when everyone else's feet were cold in walking boots. New Russian hat. Furry and warm for poor ears! Not impressed with. The other 2 technical tshirts I got which are also meant to be ...

Lake Baikal At Last And Trans Sib Travel., Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Lake Baikal At Last And Trans Sib Travel.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... one last adventure. Our Irkutsk guide, Lena rang to say the driver would take us back to Lake Baikal and the village of Listvyanka, for a visit before he would take us to the train. It was amazing how different it looked now, two days after the blizzard. ...

Ice Ice Baby!, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Ice Ice Baby!

A travel blog entry by mr_awesome

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... as the lake came into view. It's big. There are mountains on the other side. Everything I'd hoped for. The bus stopped outside of Listvyanka at the Baikal Museum and Sarah and I decided to get off and check it out, saying that we'll meet the others later ...

Listvyanka (Baikalsee), Listvyanka, Russian Federation travel blog

Listvyanka (Baikalsee)

A travel blog entry by irismarcel

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... einmal mitten in der Natur. Der Baikalsee ist der groesste See der Welt und fasst 1/5 des weltweiten Suesswassers. In Listvyanka wohnten wir in einem romantischen Blockhaus mit Seesicht. In diesem wurden wir von einem Erdbeben ueberrascht, dass zum ...

Into the deep, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Into the deep

A travel blog entry by oliehuntersmart

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... , our honcho to show us around for the next few days.  We caught our first glimpse of the lake from the bus to Listvyanka, stunningly picturesque and flat, so flat, it would have been ideal to water ski on. And perfect place to have a break, have a ...

The Blue Eye of Siberia, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

The Blue Eye of Siberia

A travel blog entry by nabob

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... , all moody and intriguing. The snow has covered everything and its like a remote winter wonderland. There is only one road into Listvyanka and it finishes at the end of the town – less than 2kms in total. Small wooden houses dotted beside the lake ...

Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Lake Baikal

A travel blog entry by ianandfinola

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Russian Mother made our journey to Listvyanka extraordinarily easy for us, ushering us into a taxi which took us to the Irkutsk bus station, then negotiating our passage from there, by mini-bus to the small lake-side town. She accompanied us most of the ...

Down By Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Down By Lake Baikal

A travel blog entry by mel_and_si

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... local bus bound for Lake Baikal, to the east of Irkutsk where we would spend a few days. Now as we rolled into the village of Listvyanka, which sits on the shores of this magnificent lake, so too did the mist and fog ......and there it sat for a day or ...

irkustk, Irkustk, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

irkustk

A travel blog entry by hilarycg

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... of ugliness.) Well guys I think that is all for now, I sure have enjoyed writing this ramble and spelling ever fifth word wrong (Russian beer actually targets the part of your brain that spells, weird but true.) With love from Siberia- ...

Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Lake Baikal

A travel blog entry by chop49

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... been immediately hospitalized.  Except for Leon in St Petersburg who had been an easy-going careful driver, our experience with male Russian drivers on our trip so far had been something just short of sheer panic and terror.  What was it with ...

A Day in the Big Smoke, Listvyanka, Russian Federation travel blog

A Day in the Big Smoke

A travel blog entry by jingles

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Siberia - Part 2 - The Ugly Truth, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Siberia - Part 2 - The Ugly Truth

A travel blog entry by john_kristine

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... to in the Winter (to experience Banya in the snow etc). I can't recommend it highly enough, cheap, fun, a taste of real Russian people. Irkutsk / Listvyanka - we've just spent three nights on the trains, more tired, more hungry and even more in need of a ...

Listvyanka, Listvyanka, Russian Federation travel blog

Listvyanka

A travel blog entry by silverlining

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Wiadomosc z telefonu komórkowego ORANGE [511176, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Wiadomosc z telefonu komórkowego ORANGE [511176

A travel blog entry by asiaexpediszyn

(Bajka(L))Wlasnie wracamy z Bajkalu.JutroSie rozstajemy. Nie wiemy jeszcze jakSie dostac do ...

WFT is this place?, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

WFT is this place?

A travel blog entry by fatsomoo

Arm pit of a town, made infinitely better by a good evening meal. Staying in a homestay (B and ...

Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Lake Baikal

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

... trusty yogurt and banana for breakfast, we left the other couple, and made our way towards what there was of a town center. Listvyanka is little more than a few buildings dotted along lake, but is in fact the most touristy spot around the lake, and can ...

Listvyanka, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Listvyanka

A travel blog entry by david_irina

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... is our first impression.  - We have been 6 days to Baikal, to the Listvyanka village. This is a touristic place. We saw ...

Homestay in Siberia, Listvyanka, Siberia, Russia travel blog

Homestay in Siberia

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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... looks ancient and you half expect Dino the Swimming Dinosaur to walk out of its deep waters and sniff you. Listvyanka consisted of a smattering of brightly painted wooden gingerbread houses (a Siberian custom) organized around a Russian Orthodox ...

Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Lake Baikal

A travel blog entry by trent

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Stupid alarm clock didn't go off so I missed my bus to Olkhun Island but decided to head for Listvyanka, a small town south of Iirkutsk, located on the shores of famous Lake Baikal. Lake Baikal is the worlds largest and deepest lake, up to a mile deep ...

Siberia, Siberia, Russia travel blog

Siberia

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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Ekaterinburg to Listvyanka, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Ekaterinburg to Listvyanka

A travel blog entry by frozenbadgers

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3 nights on the famous Rossiya Trans Siberian Train get us to Irkutsk, where we meet a minibus for the short drive to Lake ...

Beautiful Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, Russia travel blog

Beautiful Lake Baikal

A travel blog entry by dawieboy

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Nothing against the place but Irkutsk is a bit of a shanty town.  I think the townships back home look and feel better than that place......It just felt edgy? Anyway onto brighter things, today we went on a day trip to Lake Baikal, the largest ...

Just a light spanking for me please, Listvyanka, Lake Baikal, Russia travel blog

Just a light spanking for me please

A travel blog entry by nutsjunior

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