Heading west from Irkutsk into the Taiga forest of Siberia are the cites of Omsk and Krasnoyarsk
On the mid point between Moscow and Vladivostok on the Angara River is historic Irkutsk
Trackside through Siberia
Where the Angara River flows from Lake Baikal is the small town of Listvyanka
North of Vladivostok and east of Ulan Ude is Khabarovsk. On the first morning north of Vladivostok the train turns west at the Amur River at Khabarovsk and continues west.
A few images of the city called, “The San Francisco of Russia” as we prepare to depart on the Trans Siberian Railway.