Blowing in the Wind

High up on the rocks looking north over lake Baikal prayer flags blow in the wind. In 1996 the UNESCO World Heritage Committee gave Lake Baikal the status of World Heritage site based on it's natural uniqueness. Because of the lake's unique location it has been heralded as the 'Galapagos' of Russia boasting endemic flora and fauna of extreme value to evolutionary science.

Photo 44 of 158 in Russia

53.394°N, 107.7309°E
High up on the rocks looking north over lake Baikal prayer flags blow in the wind. In 1996 the UNESCO World Heritage Committee gave Lake Baikal the status of World Heritage site based on it's natural uniqueness. Because of the lake's unique location it has been heralded as the 'Galapagos' of Russia boasting endemic flora and fauna of extreme value to evolutionary science.
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