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Baikal Lake

Song of Stenka Razin
Sound of a kayac on the lake
Russian Folk by Ivan Rebroff

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Baikal Lake

  1. 1. Baikal Lake Siberia Animals Cruise People
  2. 2. “Baikal Legend,” beautiful hotel on the Baikal shore
  3. 3. Lake Baikal is the oldest (25 million years) and deepest (1,700 m) lake in the world. It contains 20% of the world's total unfrozen freshwater reserve.
  4. 4. A great sunset from the terrace with views of Olkhon Island.
  5. 5. Early morning, lake and island
  6. 6. Opened in 1993, about 50,000 visitors come here every year. It is the only museum which is entirely devoted to the history of Lake Baikal exploration, its flora and fauna. Baikal Limnological Museum
  7. 7. The aquariums have a unique system of water supply and water cycle, which takes water from a depth of 500 meters.
  8. 8. Route connecting Listvyanka with Irkutsk
  9. 9. On the Lake Baikal shore there is an open air market selling souvenirs
  10. 10. We took a cruise , unfortunately the mist enveloped the lake.
  11. 11. View of Listvyanka
  12. 12. Just Married There is a tradition for the wedding party to have a toast at the lakeshore between the morning ceremony and the party in the evening.
  13. 13. By María mocampos@gmail.com Music: • Song of Stenka Razin • Sound of a kayak on the Lake • Russian Folk Song by Ivan Rebroff Views from: •Hotel Legend Baikal •Baikal Lake •Olkhon Island •Baikal Museum •Open Air Artisan Market •Cruise on the Lake •A Wedding