Shelter Of Alpinist

Address: Bratyev Domishevih 8 Arshan settlement, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Siberia, 671023, Russian Federation | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Bratyev Domishevih 8 Arshan settlement, Irkutsk.
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Travel Blogs from Irkutsk

Brass Monkeys.......and broken sunglasses...

A travel blog entry by mattstanbridge on Mar 04, 2015

2 comments, 145 photos

... had a dud ticket there was some humour in the exchange, as the lady was obviously used to international travellers but proceeded to talk to me in a mix of French and German to try and get her point across, everything but English! I was seriously confused as she looked at and pointed at my ticket, I knew the word for ticket (sounds like bilyet) so again pointed at my passport number and name on ticket, anyhow after much confusion it turned out what I'd produced wasn't my ticket ...

Irkutsk, Russia

A travel blog entry by gillmison on Jan 27, 2015

18 comments, 25 photos

... 20 for both of us. It was a very bizarre journey, the highlight being when the person sitting next to Wills decided to have a nap on him most of the way.

There is a museum about lake Baikal that we went to. It is pretty difficult walking round a museum when you do not understand a single word anything says. The best part about it was seeing the Baikal seals (or Nerpas). They looked like a normal seal that has been blown up like a beach ball and are only found ...

In Irkutsk: day 7

A travel blog entry by uesheap on Oct 26, 2014

... of the Church of the Saviour and the Polish Catholic Church. As we followed the river we could see the railway station on the opposite bank, and eventually came to the statue of Alexander III. Walking on we came to a row of old wooden houses, perhaps left over from the time of the exiles. This was close to the Regional Museum, which had an interesting display of 19th ...

Trans Siberian train travel - part Two

A travel blog entry by fonfe on Aug 27, 2014

12 photos

... apparent that we were all suffering from some form of 'Train Lag'. Given that we had presumably travelled through 5 different time zones, I would imagine this would be understandable although, from our perspective, not foreseeable. Valya, however, having undertaken this journey many times before, had informed us with some authority that we would all get plenty of sleep in the first couple of days but be wide awake throughout the last night. The following ...

Irkutsk and Biakal Lake

A travel blog entry by taffjones on Aug 20, 2014

5 photos

... the part of Russia that the Decemberists were exiled to following one or another revolution, and was originally the border between Russia and China. The town was mainly wooden buildings, and now about half of them remain (although they are not in the best condition). The plaques that are next to some of the key places (e.g. Monuments and cathedrals) regularly talk about the building being damaged in the great fire of 1927 or restored after the fire of 1921, etc. Seems ...

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