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... that you paint your hostel the colour with which you describe it in your email and you display the name of it slightly with more clarity than an A3 sized display half covered up by a window may allow for! This lowlight was further exacerbated by the fact that we were not really that tired, had to wake up a poor young Russian lady at 4.30 in the morning only for us to get 4 hours sleep (collectively, as Helen probably managed about half an hour) and to effectively pay 30 pounds for ...
... stick to tea with lots of sugar although instant noodles
appear to be a favoured bedtime snack with our cabin mates. The
provodnitsas (serious cleaners) keep their
9, Second Class cabins spotless. They vacuum and wash the windows in
the hall 2 or 3 times per day. At the other equally exciting end of
the car are the 2 toilets where the provodnitsa (she who rules) tag
teams with her partner on the cleaning duties. They keep the
washrooms very ...
... as it was both closed and it was Liverpool FC. Our next destination was a place called Listvyanka which sits on the western shores of Lake Baikal. The lake is famous for several things. These include it being the largest lake in the World in terms of its capacity (length and depth), it contains 25% of the World's fresh water, and it has a fish called Omul which can only be found here. Omul is a local delicacy and can be found being sold on every ...
... 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 ...
... holiday started with an enormous feeling of relief after leaving Mongolia on a possibly expired visa, which made the entry into Russia - including all the customs and immigration process - a comparative pleasure. The Russians take people smuggling much more seriously, demanding that I remove all 3 pieces of luggage from the overhead compartment, then poking around with a torch looking for hidden midgets. Their drug sniffing dogs, however, are not exactly intimidating. They ...