Mosh krechun — one Santa Claus in the two countries
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Winter wizards around the world
In Russia, the main fairy — tale character of the new year holidays-Santa Claus. A kind grandfather with a long snow-white beard wears a red, blue, blue or white fur…

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Seven wonders of Kuzbass: Tomsk Pisanitsa
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Seven wonders of Russia: Baikal

Baikal is a unique Russian lake, which undoubtedly rightfully takes its place in the list of “Seven wonders of Russia”.

Seven wonders of Russia: Baikal
Baikal is:

– the deepest lake on our planet (recorded maximum depth of lake Baikal-1642 meters);

– the largest natural reservoir of fresh water (almost 20% of all world reserves of lake fresh water are concentrated in lake Baikal);

– one of the largest lakes in the world by water surface area (Baikal ranks seventh in the list of the largest lakes by area).

Lake Baikal
To the name of the lake ” Baikal “you can apply a lot of different epithets” most-most”, and the locals even call Baikal the sea because of its grandiose size. The name ” Baikal “is translated from the Yakut language as” Rich Lake ” and this name appeared not by chance, because Baikal and its coastal areas are a unique ecological system with a rich world of flora and fauna. The lake is home to more than 2.5 thousand species of fauna, most of which are endemic, that is, found only in this ecosystem.

Rest on Baikal
Every year thousands of travelers come to Baikal not only from different parts of Russia, but also from different parts of the world. Of course, most tourists come to lake Baikal just to enjoy the unique nature of the miracle lake, but the “standard” tours to lake Baikal will pleasantly surprise any traveler with a variety of programs.

In the warm season you can:
– go fishing on the legendary lake from the shore or from the water,
– arrange kayaking,
– go Hiking or arrange a bike ride on the shore of lake Baikal,
“a jeep Safari across the steppes.

In the cold season you can:
– skate on the largest rink in the world,
– cuddle cute Baikal Huskies and ride a dog sled,
– to ride a snowmobile,
– take a steam bath in a real Siberian bath and immediately plunge into the hole,
– walk through the ice caves,
“ice fishing.”

Regardless of the season, you will enjoy an unforgettable gastronomic tourism-acquaintance with Buryat and Baikal cuisine.

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