Helen'S Homestay

Irkutsk, 664059, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Siberia, 664059, Russian Federation | Hostel
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This hostel is located on Irkutsk, 664059, Irkutsk.
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Travel Blogs from Irkutsk

Pleas sir can I have some more Borsch

A travel blog entry by shunny81 on Aug 04, 2014

2 comments, 10 photos

... were able to translate a little on the internet but the signal wasn't good unless you were at a station so when we were out of range, more complex conversation would promptly stop and we would laugh and say 'next station' before doing a bit more scenery viewing or returning to easier things like looking at maps of our routes together or discussing food or the weather. Nina even showed us all of the pictures from her daughters recent wedding! This might be some ...


A travel blog entry by david_irina on Jul 26, 2014

5 photos

... 1090;и 85;у город 72;.

Что еще хотел 86;сь отмет 80;ть, здесь уважа 02;т разли 95;ные перио 76;ы ...

Hell Train

A travel blog entry by vontiki2000 on Jun 25, 2014

1 comment, 1 photo

... boarded. They were dressed head to toe in issued camouflage fatigues and all appeared to be in their early twenties. Their common demeanor was relaxed and my best guess is that they were heading home on leave. They paid no mind to the American traveler sequestered in the back corner, which, given the current political tensions, suited said traveler just fine. We continued rolling east through kilometer after kilometer of endless and monotonous Siberian forest. When dinner ...

Resolving Shashlik Regret

A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen on May 27, 2014

1 comment, 20 photos

... t long before everyone started to get tired and wanted to go to bed. It was 10.30pm, but the sun was only just setting. It was a restless sleep for everyone for different reasons. The tour guide that thought Jess and I would be detained couldn't sleep because her cabin-mates were terrible snorers. I went to sleep quickly but I woke up about 2am thinking "wow this train is really jolting". During the day, the sound of the tracks was "click-clack click-clack.. (gap) ... ...

Paris and the Pearl of Siberia

A travel blog entry by bdsaly on Mar 15, 2014

3 comments, 25 photos

... to this part of the world come to see.

Lake Baikal is one of the natural wonders of the world and never more so than in winter. The lake is not the world’s largest, but it is the deepest. As such, it’s the world’s largest reservoir of fresh water holding some 20% of all the fresh water on the planet. The lake is so large that it creates its own microclimate and much of its flora and fauna is unique to the area. This includes ...

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