Русская версия We spent four days in Irkutsk, but could not see this city as we wanted to. There are actually several reasons. One of them is nearby attractions such as Listvyanka and Taltsy to which we dedicated quite some time. The second reason is the fact that Victor’s colleague and friend Dima lives in Irkutsk. With him and his nice and hospitable family, we also spent some time. We will tell about these things later, but today we are starting with the third reason – ticks.
Русская версия The north and south of the Olkhon island are completely different in nature and landscape and the tourists are recommended to see both sides. We went to the north of Olkhon on the organized tour with Sasha: we were also staying in his place.
Русская версия Our constant readers remember that Olkhon island became one of our greatest impressions from Baikal. Today we tell how to organize the trip to the island as effectively as possible to fully enjoy it.
Русская версия We have just come back from a trip around Baikal Lake and Mongolia and are all ready to share our experiences on the Baikal district. We did not see the whole region – for that you would need not just months – years! Yet, we would like to tell about the major impressions from the places we visited: Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, Listvyanka, Arshan, circum-Baikal railway, and the island of Olkhon.