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Recommended Book: Kamchatka Fly Fishing & Visitors Guide by Rene Limeres

Kamchatka Fly Fishing & Visitors Guide – In this first major guide to the fabulous fly fishing and other superlative attractions of Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula, Rene Limeres, the co-author/publisher of the award-winning Alaska Fishing: The Ultimate Angler’s Guide has drawn on years of personal experience, augmented by information contributed by local experts to create a useful and interesting guide for …

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Reading and Listening About The Russian Far East

KAMCHATKA: Would you like to learn more about travel to Kamchatka in 2017? Kamchatka Explorer Magazine provides an excellent overview of opportunities for adventure and relaxation. Click to upload in English or Russian. http://kamchatka-explorer.com/magazine/   KAMCHATKA & CHUKOTKA: The Russian Far East is not that far away physically and the geography, culture and history of the region are deeply intertwined …

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Start Planning Your 2017 Summer Adventure

Would you like to learn more about travel to Kamchatka in 2017? Kamchatka Explorer Magazine is produced by Kamchatka Explorer publishing house with the support of the regional government’s office of tourism. It provides an excellent overview of opportunities for adventure and relaxation on the peninsula. Contact us to receive your free copy! (Mailing within the USA only)   Kamchatka Guidebook: …

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Diana Gleadhill’s Explorations of Kamchatka

Extract from “Kamchatka: A Journal and Guide to Russia’s Land of Ice and Fire” by Diana Gleadhill Diana Gleadhill worked as a professional librarian before becoming a graphic artist who dabbles with mosaics. Driven by her natural curiosity and sense of adventure, she has explored exotic destinations as diverse as Kenya, South America, Central Asia and the Kamchatka Peninsula. She …

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Share Your Story or Photo and Win a Book About Kamchatka!

Share a story or photo from your travels to Kamchatka or the Russian Far East We would love to hear your stories and/or share your photos on our website AirRussia.US. In your stories tell us about the wildlife you saw, the project you worked, the friends you made, or provide some tips to first-time travelers. Let us know what sites …

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Recommended Movie: “Happy People: A Year in the Taiga”

HAPPY PEOPLE: A YEAR IN THE TAIGA takes viewers on an unforgettable journey into remote and extreme natural landscapes. The acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog presents this visually stunning documentary about indigenous people living in the heart of the Siberian Taiga. Deep in the wilderness, far away from civilization, 300 people inhabit the small village of Bakhtia at the river Yenisei. …

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Recommended Reading: Midnight in Siberia

About the author: David Greene is cohost of NPR’s Morning Edition. He is NPR’s former Moscow bureau chief and has spent more than a decade covering politics and events from the White House and abroad. In 2013, after several years serving as NPR’s Moscow bureau chief, Greene traveled on the Trans-Siberian Railway in a attempt to understand the Russian soul. …