Permafrost, the perpetual frozen ground, archive of our planet

Eastern Sayan: Batagol Mine - Deep in permafrost- Credit: Ekaterina Smirnova
Eastern Sayan: Batagol Mine – Deep in permafrost- Credit: Ekaterina Smirnova

This is the follow-up of a chat I had about permafrost with Marina from Sakha The information presented below comes from « Siberian BAM guide« , by Athol Yates and Nicholas Zvegintzov, Traiblazer edition 2001, page 238. Continuer à lire … « Permafrost, the perpetual frozen ground, archive of our planet »

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Informations sur Jean-Pierre Alibert et les Soyots – Information about Jean-Pierre Alibert and the Soyot People

Information sur le Français Jean Pierre Alibert, sur la petite nation des Soyots et sur l’Okinsky Rayon dans les monts Saïan orientaux.

Supplément à l’article: « Sibérie: la mine perdue de Batagol et le pays secret des Soyots »  Continuer à lire … « Informations sur Jean-Pierre Alibert et les Soyots – Information about Jean-Pierre Alibert and the Soyot People »

Visiting Baikal Lake in winter – February/March 2007

Back to Baikal

225519_10150182573279803_843286_nAfter my Transiberian trip in Summer 2006, I was back on Baikal Lake between February 23 and March 11, 2007. I want to say a very special thank to those who helped me to prepare it. Because of them, I could plan everything, without using any travel agency avoiding « packages »; I must once again specially mention my Irkutsk friends, the unique Igor Ushakov and the precious Ekaterina Slobodchikova. Continuer à lire … « Visiting Baikal Lake in winter – February/March 2007 »

From Moscow to Vladivostok with Trans-Siberian and BAM train – Summer 2006

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On 08/07/06, I landed in Moscow Sheremetyevo. Pasha, sent by Baikal Complex, was there for my transfer to the homestay. This homestay was well located, at a walking distance, 2 metro stations, from the Red Square. Continuer à lire … « From Moscow to Vladivostok with Trans-Siberian and BAM train – Summer 2006 »