Irkutsk

The midway point between Vladivostok and Moscow on the Angara River is the city of Irkutsk

Listvyanka

On the north shore of Lake Baikal at the mouth of the Angara River is Listvyanka

 

Circum Baikal

Along the shores of Lake Baikal are the tracks from original Circum Baikal Railway.

Khabarovsk to Irkutsk

The eastern Trans Siberian Railway travels through beautiful country and has a life of it’s own

Khabarovsk

North of Vladivostok as the railway crosses the Amur River is the city of Khabarovsk

Vladivostok

The start of a westbound trip on the Trans Siberian Railway is Vladivostok

Kyoto Railway Museum

Alan and Louise enjoying a Sunday afternoon at the Kyoto Railway Museum

 

Fushimi – Imari

Southeast of Kyoto is the Imari Shrine.

 

Arashiyama Bamboo Forest

Northwest of Kyoto is the exotic Arashiyama Bamboo Forest which is accessible by rail

Gion

Enjoying a day walking around the Gion neighborhood of Kyoto.