Village Market  / afternoon – tasty fish

Small sitze fish on the market = 100 Russian Rubel = approx. 1,59 € I postcard = 10 Rubel  Lunch in the train: (2 tea, 1 coffee, maincourse fish and an extra salat) = 1.800 Rubel ….. No wonder the restaurant was fairly empty…                     

Lake Baikal – amazing facts – for Huberta (1)

I learned today that this is the deepest lake in the world, it is 636 km long, it’s water volume equals 20% of the world’s fresh water (!!!), ages over 25 million years, has over 3500 species of plants and animals from which 2600 are endemic, it freezes 1 1/2 meter thick in the winter…