Hotel Europa

ul. Baikal, 69, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russian Federation | Hotel
 

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Fancy A Game Of Risk Anybody?

A travel blog entry by sheilarickbevis

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... to it, but the Gary Powers thing ended the friendliness and the meeting never happened. However, it opened up Baikal to the world. Over the years I have shot a lot of game with my Baikal 12 bore so this was a sort or pilgrimage. The way back was easier. Easier still once we had got the "It's like Siberia out there" joke out of our system.
Today it is sunning. Why is that word never used? It is 9th May and the nation is on holiday to remember its war dead and ...

Irkutsk to Ulan Bator - train

A travel blog entry by keasmith

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5

We left the hostel at 04:00. Lea unfortunately now has the sickness bug as well. So both of us are feeling pretty pants. We had pre booked a taxi to the train station 185 rubbles (3pounds). We stoked up on water and got on the train. Train left at 00:12 Moscow time - 05:12 local time - Train #4 wagon 7 beds 9,10,11. Unlike the first train this was a slightly older model. Plus ...

Paris and the Pearl of Siberia

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

3
25

... in places, in other areas, particularly closer to the shore, jagged chunks of ice are piled up or protrude up from the frozen surface. Out on the frozen lake surface, there’s a fearsomely cold wind and with the incredibly slippery surface, moving around on the ice can be very treacherous and dangerous. One of our party slipped over and probably broke her wrist. I slipped over in fairly dramatic fashion, but fortunately avoided impaling myself on ...

Last day in Commieville

A travel blog entry by almightyg73

3

... ride on. Horses, Ponies, Camels even a Reindeer. I somehow couldn’t imagine seeing that sort of a line up in the market square in Sunderland on a Saturday afternoon.

I just went for a general mosey around to see what I could find and popped in a few little places every so often for a coffee and bit cake and relax. I’d put some laundry in to wash as I desperately needed some clean clothes so popped to check and then headed out for some tea. I couldn’t ...

Numb bums and a belly full of vodka (Train 1-4)

A travel blog entry by ollieandstephen

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... br> Challenge eight - platform Olympics - sit ups, press ups, burpees, sprints and more (completed)
Challenge nine - scavenger hunt- find a souvenir from carriage 11 and take a photo (completed)
Challenge ten - tell the group a secret (completed)
Challenge eleven - let the boys paint your nails (completed)
Challenge twelve - have a shot of vodka (completed)
Challenge thirteen - have a shot of vodka ...

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