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Iconic mammoth hotel planned for Lake Baikal with soaring-100 metre high tusks


The Siberian Times - May 25, 2017
Iconic mammoth hotel planned for Lake Baikal with soaring-100 metre high tusks. By Olga Gertcyk. 25 May 2017. Sculptor Dashi Namdakov pays homage to extinct woolly giant in innovative design aimed at becoming Buryatia's 'brand'. Mammoth hotel ...
 

Lake Baikal: Luxury cottages, camp sites to replace forest in sacred place


https://en.crimerussia.com/ - May 20, 2017
Deforestation has begun on the Baikal island of Olkhon near the sacral cliff of Shamanka; the land had been sold for elite construction. +. Residents of the Khuzhir village sound the alarm and complain about the destruction of the Shamanka forest ...
 

Places where water has healing magic | The Royal Gazette ...


Royal Gazette - May 11, 2017
I grew up living on stunning and unique Lake Baikal in Siberia, surrounded by magnificent mountains and wild, boundless taiga. Baikal is the deepest.
 

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white nephrite jade sphere from lake Baikal region 118 mm


 

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green nephrite jade sphere from lake Baikal region 115 mm


 

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Lonely Planet Russia


by: Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Marc Bennetts, Marc Di Duca, Anthony Haywood, Anna Kaminski, Tom Masters, Tamara Sheward, Regis St Louis, Mara Vorhees

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Russia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Take an awe-inspiring walk through Red Square, hike amongst the geysers and volcanoes of Kamchatka, or sweat it out in a traditional Russian banya (bathhouse); all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Russia and begin your journey now!

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Russia


by: Reise Know-How Verlag

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Baikal: Sacred Sea of Siberia


by: Peter Matthiessen
Baikal, the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world, contains more than 1,200 rare species of plants and animals, including the world's only freshwater seals. Now it has become the centerpiece of the emerging Russian environmental movement, as nearby factories threaten its vitality. Here Matthiessen details its fate. A portion of the royalties to go to Baikal Watch to save the lake. 50 color photographs; 1 map.
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Lake Baikal 1:550,000 Recreation Map, waterproof, GPS-compatible REISE


by: Reise Knowhow
Lake Baikal (Siberia, Russia) 1:550,000 Recreation Map, waterproof, REISE

Regional map of the Lake Baikal area on waterproof and tear-resistant paper. Contours with altitude colouring and numerous spot heights and pass heights show the topography of the surrounding area. Salt lakes, swamps, and salt marches are marked, as well as seasonal rivers, springs, waterfalls, and thermal spas. Road information includes unsurfaced tracks, paths and routes used in winter months, with intermediate driving distances and locations of petrol stations shown on main and secondary roads.
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