Hotel Lotos

Baykalskaya 14 B, Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Siberia, 664007, Russian Federation | Hotel
Prices starting from $37.00
 

Travel Blogs from Irkutsk

Resolving Shashlik Regret

A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen

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... he got to the bus stop, they told him that the next bus wouldn't be until 4pm, the last bus back is 6pm, and it's about an hour and a half drive, so he missed out on Lake Baikal. We paid the bill, then went upstairs to the hostel to pack. It's coming up to 11.30pm now, and so in just over 2 hours we have to get up and catch a taxi to the train station, where we will board a "Fermini" train to Moscow, which is a 4 night (including tonight) trip, but at least there's a restaurant ...

Fancy A Game Of Risk Anybody?

A travel blog entry by sheilarickbevis

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... to a blowout treat. Russian dumplings in broth, meats of Russia soup (which included smoked sausage, cured meats, pickled cucumber, lemon, potato and mayonnaise). Baikal fish in an Astrakhan hat, trout on a raft and more! We loved it... It's only money... And it finished with a decanter of vodka... Ishh ownli muny...What could be better? People love this place and it is famous across the world. Khrushchev built two houses here for a meeting with Eisenhower, plus the ...

Paris and the Pearl of Siberia

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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... lake froze at the end rather than the beginning of January) and the thickness of the ice is only around 60 cm. In some areas, the ice is covered in snow, but in other places the ice is crystal clear. The water of the lake is so pure that in places it’s supposedly possible to see down as much as 40 metres below the surface.

Of course ice of this volume, with the vast expanse of water beneath it, isn’t static, so while the ice ...

Last day in Commieville

A travel blog entry by almightyg73

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... could find on the streets and grab some food and a drink. I headed down to the local market square which is busy on a Saturday by the looks of it. It certainly didn’t seem massively unpleasant compared to last night’s fiasco, the odd shifty character about but enough families and decent folk kicking about that you feel comfortable and more relaxed. I took in a few statues and art works, some sculptures, had a laugh at the array of beasties available for the little ones to ...

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

A travel blog entry by ollieandstephen

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... dips in the train corridor (completed)
Challenge three - greet 19 people in Russian on the train (completed)
Challenge four - eating an food bought from the platform by the vodka train group (completed)
Challenge five - spend 19 seconds in the smoking cabin (completed)
Challenge six - have a shot of Russian vodka (completed)
Challenge seven - ask some to the carriage on a lunch date (completed- but I invited ...

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