“Is it strange that you have no use for your wanderings if you carry only yourself everywhere?”- these words were spoken by the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates more than two thousand years ago.
Today they are relevant, of course, not for everyone, there are fans of traveling alone, but most of us need a companion. A reliable partner, interlocutor, sometimes assistant, and sometimes the only compatriot on the plane, on the ship or in a hotel. Continue reading
The TRANS-Siberian railway is figuratively called the “steel belt of Russia”. And the krugobaykalskaya railway, or “Krugobaykalka”, with the light hand of Emperor Nicholas II – the “Golden buckle” on this belt.
Circum-Baikal railway or “krugobaikalka»
Probably, everyone traveling by land transport (trains, buses) had such moments: in a boring city landscape or monotonous natural landscape outside the window suddenly breaks a “Hello from the past” – a small red-brick station building in the style of architecture of the last century, an outlandish viaduct, a bizarre arch of a concrete tunnel, pretentious bridge supports or a water tower, similar to a brick tower. Continue reading