baikal in the winter russia
In the heart of Russia is Lake Baikal, one of the most surprising natural treasures on this earth. The ice of Lake Baikal is unique. Despite its depth, it is so transparent that you may feel apprehensive walking on the lake. You can see to a depth of 10 metres and more through the ice. When the sun shines, the lake puts on a show with dazzling examples of turquoise ice.