Travel Photography Photos tagged as siberia
Photo of train from another train
Now working the first HYDROELECTRIC POWER STATION on the Chemal River was built in 1935 and it’s still the basic place of interest of this area. Read more: Travellerspoint Travel Community http://www.travellerspoint.com/my_blognewentry.cfm?blogid=15412#ixzz0Y9pR2JN4
The highway leading here is - the Chemalsky Path which lies on the right bank of Katun River where numerous tourist complexes are situated. Read more: Travellerspoint Travel Community http://www.travellerspoint.com/my_blognewentry.cfm?blogid=15412#ixzz0Y9qkLxO7
Shumak (Tunka valley in the Lake Baikal region)
The Baikal seal is the only freshwater pinniped species on earth (predatory mammal with fins).
Lake Baikal is astounding in its beauty, biodiversity, uniqueness and originality.
Excellent conditions for activities such as mountaineering, hiking, water sports, horseback riding and biking
The Holy Nose Peninsula is the only peninsula in Lake Baikal (on Baikal’s east shore in the Zabaikalsky National Park area).
The Ushkany Islands are located in the middle part of Lake Baikal, about 7 km to the west from the Holy Nose Peninsula (on Baikal’s east shore in the Zabaikalsky National Park area).
The Ivolginsky Datsan in the Republik of Buryatia is the most important Buddhist temple in Russia.
Visit to the Old Believers’ village which is located 70 km from Ulan-Ude (Siberia, Republic of Buryatia).
The Selenga River Delta - is one of the key ornithological sites of Eastern Siberia. This unique eco-system occupies more then 600 square meters. Consisting of a host of channels, islets, and reed and sedge thickets, it is an extremely picturesque and diverse area.
Road to Baikal's shores through winter Taiga-forest
Wonderful views of lake Baikal`s pristine beauty.
Traditional life of local people on Lake Baikal shores
In the spring, the Baikal seals (nerpa) have their babies, and the tourists have a great opportunity to observe these unique endemic seals in their natural conditions.
Lake Baikal is the deepest and oldest freshwater lake in the world.
Ice sculpture in Soviet Square, Ulan Ude
Looking out towards the hills, Siberia