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A Journey Across Russia

5 Oct

The Trans-Siberian Railway linking Moscow to Vladivostok is more than 9000 km long spanning 7 time zones. Starting in Moscow it goes through Kazan, crosses the Ural Mountains and Siberia, approaches Lake Baikal finally ending in Vladivostok, on the shore of the Pacific Ocean.

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Altay: at the Heart of Asia

13 Sep

The Altay Mountains are a stunningly beautiful mountain range at the very heart of Asia.

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The highest summit of the range is the double-headed Mount Belukha reaching 4506 m

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Charming Baikal

4 Sep

Lake Baikal is the Earth’s biggest freshwater reservoir containing about 20% of world’s freshwater reserves. Photos by Ilya Varlamov and Baikalika_ru 

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The figures speak for themselves: Baikal’s surface area is 31 thousand sq. km equal to the Belgium’s whole territory

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