Tag: Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal

Listvyanka – Lake Baikal Party Town

After a bit of confusion about where the ferry from Port Baikal was dropping us, we checked into the super cheap Guest House Devyaty Val, which for only…

Lake Baikal

Port Baikal – Circum-Baikal Terminus

Our night here was mostly out of necessity, as we caught the amazing Circum-Baikal Railway, which arrives in Port Baikal after the last ferry out of town has…

Circum-Baikal Railway

Circum-Baikal Railway

What was once a hard earned achievement of Man vs. Nature, Circum-Baikal Railway, is now mostly a sideshow, as the main line of the Trans Siberia Express takes…

Slyudyanka

Slyudyanka – Gateway to Circum-Baikal

Even the Russians we spoke to about spending the night in Slyudyanka were confused about why we’d want to get off in a tiny town a few hours…

Khabarovsk to Slyudyanka on Trans Siberia Express

This was to be our biggest stint on the train, totalling approximately 60 hours, 4000kms and three different time zones. Unfortunately, since we had problems booking our tickets,…