Watch this guy trek across Russia's frozen Lake Baikal


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#2

That clear ice is freaky, it’s a looooongg way down.


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When the Trans-Siberian railroad was being constructed, they just laid ties and tracks across the ice of Lake Baikal for winter use, and took them up before ice-out. After a few years a route around the lake was built.


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Dang, that’s mighty fine music.


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Seeing Lake Baikal before it gets somehow ruined (massively polluted, the next yuppie ‘must see’ destination, etc.) is on my bucket list.


#6

I know Lake Baykal and Lake Peipus are not exactly close, but really for music I was expecting this:


#7

Great, now I have to listen to that Huun-Hur Tu album again. :upside_down_face:


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