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Been a month on the road so here's some words for my own posterity reasons, and those that have asked!
I arrived in Moscow after a varied pre-TS European trip.....The highlights?
Croatia: Booze cruise and bbq on a traditional wooden Croatian sailing boat, at one point jumping off a 2 storey high rocks into the sea and snorkeling off the boat along the Adriatic coast (no reefs though). Hiring mopeds and traversing the length off Hvar island (Croatian Ibiza ...
... the world's fresh water? I read that, but I think the author excludes the water on the clay minerals in the soil.
After the ferry back, we walk in a dendrological garden and then make our way back to the market, where we enjoy a nice meal surrounded by the hubbub of the throngs of buyers and sellors around us.
When we reach our chalet we are both limping, Sisi because a cut in her foot, and me because I must have overdone it when I went jogging this morning. How wonderful, ...
As I write, we are now in Mongolia, but this post is to catch up on our time in Irkutsk and by Lake Baikal. When we arrived in Irkutsk there had been a misunderstanding about being hosted, and instead we were offered a relatively expensive hotel on Lake Baikal, with a company. We refused this and trudged off in the evening heat to a hostel in hope of finding a room. Although 9pm in Irkutsk time, our body clocks were still at 7pm Novosibirsk time, so it mattered less that it was quite ...
... van, I guess they go around in groups and combine efforts to fill minibuses, new bus was full so I get the kiddy seat ( a padded wooden box facing backwards by the door) but luckily not for long as a chap got of soon so I nabbed his seat, after a impressive ride to Listvyanka and what can only be described as "enthusiastic overtaking" over blind hills and blind bends we all arrived unscathed at the frozen Lake Baikal. I won't bore you with a geography lesson as your doing well ...
... 1082;а) is the name of several inhabited localities in Russia. Urban localities. Listvyanka, Irkutsky District, Irkutsk Oblast, a work .. This place has the WOW factor. I don't know if it's the stunning views of the mountains on the other side of the lake? If it's the fact that you can drink the water directly from the lake? If it is the beautiful and often extravagant holiday homes in small remote villages? (Yes, there appears to be a lot ...
Other places to stay in Irkutsk
ul. Lenina 9, Apt. 11, Irkutsk | Hostelfrom $20
Cheremkhovskiy per 6, Apt. 1, Irkutsk | Hostelfrom $20
- Friendly and welcoming
11 Vagif street, Baku | Hotelfrom $33
Zhelyabova St., 23A/1, Irkutsk | Hostelfrom $38
- Nice to find such a place!
Sportivniy str 9A, Irkutsk | Hostelfrom $30