Cartier on Karl Marx Street Gallery: Irkutsk and Lake Baikal

I fell in love with Irkutsk, and I think you’ll see why (including the Decembrist Trubetskoy Manor and lots of views of the River Angara…and even another Lenin statue, since they’re ubiquitous, even if far from my favorite statues):

The incredible blue ice at Lake Baikal (and scenes from Listvyanka):

The Volkonsky Manor, a Decembrist’s home in exile:

Leaving Irkutsk:

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