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Photo Gallery of wonderful lakes

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The traditional stones of pyramid folded on the shore of lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia. Photo by Naanga

Lake Baikal, etymologically meaning, in Mongolian, “the Nature Lake”, is the largest freshwater lake by volume in the world, containing 22–23% of the world’s fresh surface water. Nicknamed as “Pearl of Siberia”. Lake Baikal is attracting tourists all around the world. According to the Russian Federal State Statistics Service, 145 thousand foreign tourists visited Irkutsk and Lake Baikal in 2014. There is a tradition of tourists, they folded stones on the shore of Lake Baikal. Pyramid of stones on the shore is a common thing on Lake Baikal shore. Continue reading Photo Gallery of wonderful lakes

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