Around the Sacred Sea: Mongolia and Lake Baikal on Horseback

Around the Sacred Sea Mongolia and Lake Baikal on Horseback Around the Sacred Sea is the fascinating account of a remarkable journey made around Russia s Lake Baikal on horseback This lake is the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world and is a natura

  • Title: Around the Sacred Sea: Mongolia and Lake Baikal on Horseback
  • Author: Bartle Bull
  • ISBN: 9780862418465
  • Page: 290
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Around the Sacred Sea is the fascinating account of a remarkable journey made around Russia s Lake Baikal on horseback This lake is the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world and is a natural phenomenon of dizzying proportion This beautifully written narrative is complemented by photographs of outstanding quality, making Around the Sacred Sea both a rivetingAround the Sacred Sea is the fascinating account of a remarkable journey made around Russia s Lake Baikal on horseback This lake is the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world and is a natural phenomenon of dizzying proportion This beautifully written narrative is complemented by photographs of outstanding quality, making Around the Sacred Sea both a riveting read and a visual feast.

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    1. Lake Baikal-oldest, coldest, largest and deepest lake on earth. Born 25 million years ago-she would be a million years old already before a man standing upright could see her. Nestled in the heart of Siberia, she is wedded to a landscape embraced by cold unrivaled except for Antarctica. She controls more water than all five of the Great Lakes combined and rules over 70% of all the fresh water on earth. Called bottomless most of the time by humans who tried to understand her, and failing that, re [...]


    2. This is from memory. I thought he made too much of a drunken Mongolian guide (who might have had reasons for his bad temper with this lot). I'd have wished for more acquaintance with the original inhabitants, not just European Russians gone native in the taiga and Russian towns that aren't much different here than Russian towns elsewhere. Still, the descriptions of Baikal are tremendous (can't help but be) and the tale of the pollution of the lake - its world-unique self-cleansing at last defeat [...]


    3. It's hard to find published information in English about the Lake Baikal region of Central Asia. Sadly, this book is somewhat dull and didn't inspire me to read any further. The photos are remarkably unspectacular, and the travelogue, while reasonably interesting, didn't really engage me that much. I got far more out of the very brief treatment in Farley Mowat's The Siberians. Strangely, author, Bartle Bull, rated a rants-and-raves cover blurb from the legendary Ranulph Fiennes. I wasn't nearly [...]


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