Watching Northern Lights and Diving in Russia

Watching Northern Lights and Diving in Russia

Some adventurous activities can be organized during your travel to Russia. This means scuba diving, watching the Beluga whale, diving at Moneron Island and diving on the Pacific coast around Sakhalin Island. There is also another interesting spot called the Barents Sea at Murmansk. If you are up to it, you may want to also try ice diving on the Arctic Ocean. Ice dive with beluga whales in the sub-Arctic waters of the White Sea. Animal lovers may want to dive with Greenland seals in the summe... [ read more ]

Teletskoye Lake

Teletskoye Lake

Teletskoye Lake also known as the Golden Lake is the largest, the most famous and also the pearl in Altay Mountains. Being largest, you can expect up to 325m depth, 5km wide and 78 km long. It is situated more than 430 meters above the sea level. The mountain ridges that it lies between are the Al-tyntu and the Korbu. Lake Teletskoye is right on the junction of Sailughem Mountains and Western Sayans. It has a high lake transparency of up to 14 meters. At Korbu, is the infamous Korbu Waterfal... [ read more ]

An Artistic Pursuit in Russia

An Artistic Pursuit in Russia

Saint Petersburg and Moscow are almost noted immediately but Novosibirsk being the third populous city may be a new name to you. Some recommended sights if you want to see the state theatres, you could check out the Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. Nicknamed, ‘Siberian Coliseum’, this is the largest yet one of the most important theatre. It is also a special architectural masterpiece. Some debated that Bolshoi Theatre is the best. But this Opera and Ballet theatre of ... [ read more ]

What to do in Omsk and Siberia

What to do in Omsk and Siberia

The historical museum in Ulan Ude of Russia is one of the top sights. It charges per single-room floor. You are recommended Buddiyskoe Iskustvo which is on the third floor and it displays the thangka, Buddhas and icons salvaged from Buryatiya's monasteries before the Soviet's destruction. Other things to see are the Gungarba shrine table, the Atsagat medical charts and the walnut necklace which is on the grey, clown-faced Sagan Obugen. The World's Largest Lenin Head This is a monument that... [ read more ]

What to see and do in Siberia

What to see and do in Siberia

One of the attractions in Siberia is being on the journey on the world's longest railway. Dated back to the 18th century, the Trans-Siberian Railway is the experience of a lifetime and the best way to discover Siberia's natural beauty of history and culture through the scenic railroads. Nature and Wildlife Altai Mountains is a strictly protected area in the southern Siberia. These deep mountain valleys with numerous rivers and boreal forests shelter seventy species of mammals and different... [ read more ]