Saturday, December 19, 2009

Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal, the "Pearl of Siberia" is largest by volume freshwater lake in the world with an average depth of 744.4 m (2,442 ft). Lake Baikal holds roughly 20 percent of the world's surface fresh water.

Listvyanka Sunset

Temperatures plunge to well below freezing in winter.

Image © Daniel Allen

Books on China and Beijing

China Cupid