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There's a lake in Russia you may have heard of that happens to be the world's oldest (25 million years, thank you) and deepest (1,700 meters to be exact).

There's a lake in Russia you may have heard of that happens to be the world's oldest (25 million years, thank you) and deepest (1,700 meters to be exact).

LAKE BAIKAL, RUSSIA The world's oldest and deepest freshwater lake doesn't get many tourists in winter thanks to its remote Siberian location. Getting to the caves is an adventure in itself since it involves a multi-day journey driving more than 200 miles from Irkutsk (which has the closest airport and train station), with one leg going over frozen Lake Baikal. It's also a chance to experience Siberian village life by staying in log cabins, warming up in saunas, and eating with local…

LAKE BAIKAL, RUSSIA The world's oldest and deepest freshwater lake doesn't get many tourists in winter thanks to its remote Siberian location. Getting to the caves is an adventure in itself since it involves a multi-day journey driving more than 200 miles from Irkutsk (which has the closest airport and train station), with one leg going over frozen Lake Baikal. It's also a chance to experience Siberian village life by staying in log cabins, warming up in saunas, and eating with local…

"...It looked so innocent in summer.  Angerona knew better than to trust its outward serenity.  Deepest of all the deep waters of the world, save perhaps the endless sea to the north of east, it held creatures that would kill her or worse without a second thought.  The duke was a gentleman of unsurpassed gentility compared to what some of the lake dwellers would do to her..." #Russian #Fairytale

"...It looked so innocent in summer. Angerona knew better than to trust its outward serenity. Deepest of all the deep waters of the world, save perhaps the endless sea to the north of east, it held creatures that would kill her or worse without a second thought. The duke was a gentleman of unsurpassed gentility compared to what some of the lake dwellers would do to her..." #Russian #Fairytale

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