Roaming Russia: An Adventurer's Guide to Off the Beaten Track Russia and Siberia

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iUniverse, Feb 1, 2004 - Travel - 224 pages
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Russia-the world's largest country and home to some of the least explored regions on earth-is an adventure traveler's dream. Many areas opened to foreigners only in the early 1990s. Even today, only the intrepid venture east beyond the Urals.

From traveling the Trans-Siberian Railway to sailing the Arctic or exploring the southern steppes, Roaming Russia provides practical tips on travel, lodging, restaurants and activities for those who want to roam beyond the beaten path. It is intended for those who want to venture beyond the typical tourist destinations and to experience the life and culture of the varied nations and communities within Russia.

Roaming Russia both offers ideas of new, adventurous places to go and the tips you need to get there. Providing information on both the larger cities and the unique, remote destinations, it will help you enjoy the full variety of the Russian experience.

 

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Contents

Money
3
Additional Resources
12
Getting a ticket
18
Moscow
26
Pskov
42
Kazan
50
Samara region
53
Yaroslavl Oblast
71
Krasnoyarsk Krai
126
Dudinka
132
Irkutsk
138
Ulan Ude
146
Ivolginsk Datsan
152
Chita
158
Onon Region
171
Aginskoye
178

Sverdlovsk Oblast
77
Tyumen Oblast
83
Novosibirsk
96
Altai Krai
119
Tsoito Hangil
185
Index
193
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Jessica Jacobson is codirector of the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, Birkbeck, University of London.

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