Galina's Homestay

Pyatoi Armii St., 35, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russian Federation | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by david_irina on Jul 26, 2014

5 photos

... 1072;зва 85;иям. Прекр 72;сно ужива 02;тся памят 85;ики Ленин 72; с Колча 82;ом и царем Алекс ...

Irkutsk... the Return to "Civilization"

A travel blog entry by nicholas.napoli on Jun 27, 2014

3 photos

... about 4 cabins down. The second class was nice, however it was full. The gent in the upper bunk worked in the oil industry and spoke pretty good English. This particular part of the Transib is supposed to be done during the day because the views are pretty amazing. After a short 6 or 7 hours and a couple naps, we arrived in Ulan ...

Resolving Shashlik Regret

A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen on May 27, 2014

1 comment, 20 photos

... After much effort we eventually found the supermarket that had been suggested to us, where we bought enough chocolate and snacks to either sink a battleship, or keep Jess and I happy for a few days. Finally for dinner we ate in the same cafe in which we had breakfast, and Mac joined us. He had wanted to get his SIM card working before going to Listvyanka, but it was 1pm before the shop finally decided that his SIM had finally been activated but it wouldn't work until ...

Fancy A Game Of Risk Anybody?

A travel blog entry by sheilarickbevis on May 09, 2014

2 comments, 48 photos

... but Stalin had moved the border at the end of WW2 changing the ethnic mix. There had always been a Tartar dissident West who had fought with the Nazis plus the Polish annex made for a poisonous mix. Russia had given gas free for years to help them and later at half price. Putin had said they must pay full price and when they refused he cut off the supply. This fractured the relationship and Putin could have made it right but he didn't. Then the Europeans and ...

Paris and the Pearl of Siberia

A travel blog entry by bdsaly on Mar 15, 2014

3 comments, 25 photos

... lake froze at the end rather than the beginning of January) and the thickness of the ice is only around 60 cm. In some areas, the ice is covered in snow, but in other places the ice is crystal clear. The water of the lake is so pure that in places it’s supposedly possible to see down as much as 40 metres below the surface.

Of course ice of this volume, with the vast expanse of water beneath it, isn’t static, so while the ice ...


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TravelPod Member ReviewsGalina's Homestay Irkutsk

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Reviewed Sep 11, 2013
by (5 reviews) Espoo , Finland Flag of Finland

Tosi mukava. Pääkallopaikka oli täynnä, mutta saimme oman asunnon naapurista, missä saimme olla kaksisteen eka päivä! Galina- rouva oli hyvin ystävällinen ja aamianen kuului hintaan ( lettuja)

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Reviewed by marsenpien

very very friendly

Reviewed Aug 7, 2012
by (2 reviews) Alkmaar , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

humourous lady who owns 10 rooms over several houses and who also speaks German

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TripAdvisor Reviews Galina's Homestay Irkutsk

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding