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A trip down the Yenisey

6th May 2004

Dear all,
If you have not yet decided your Summer holiday, here is a
suggestion.
Best wishes
Anna

Siberia on the Yenisey River, a trip Soviet Style down the
world`s 6th longest river: 15 to 25 July 2004

This spectacular trip on a Soviet style cruise ship from the
mouth of the river at Dudinak to Krasnoyarsk is a must for
anyone interested in the vast remoteness of Siberia, and seeing
one of the world`s remote and beautiful rivers and its wildlife.

Icebound for most of the year the river travels from Mongolia to
the Artic Ocean

Fly to Moscow 15 July 2004 and then on to
· Norilsk north of the arctic circle -a nickel processing
city built by Gulag labour and visit to the notorious Gulag
where and uprising was brutally crushed by tanks-

· `The End of the World` `Ust Port and Dudinka` `a web of
9 story blocks of storm stained concrete` `another planet` and
embark of the ship to sail at 1500 on 16 July 2004 south to
Krasnoyarsk

· 6 nights in aboard the cruise ship on a full board
basis. See Canada Geese, Bent Geese, Red Breasted Geese,
Cranes, The Grey Owl with its 5 foot wing span, bears, foxes,
wolves, medicinal herbs and mushrooms

16 July Town-port Dudinka – the capital of Taimyr Region. Bus
excursion to the Museum of local lore and Center of National
Creation.

2nd day. Rmakovo. Ruins of a Gulag. A walking excursion in taiga
(2.5km)

· 3rd day. Turukhansk. Excursion to the settlement and to
Sverdlov and Spandaryan Museums. Stalin`s `place of exile-city
of black days and white nights`

4th day. Bakhta. A walking excursion to the settlement.

5th day. Ledninskaya kurya.

6th day. Yeniseisk – the Father of Siberian cities. This is a
Siberian town with ancient art works made of stone and wood.
Visiting Uspenskaya church and the museum of local lore.

7th day. The festival fire in 52km far from Krasnoyarsk.
Football match between tourists team and team of the crew.

8th day 23 July 2004. Arrival in Krasnoyarsk.

· Indelible sights and unforgettable memories
· 2 nights in Krasnoyarsk Chekov`s spacious city of
Gold merchants. See and visit
· The huge Soviet Hydro electric station drowning the
villages of 48,000 people
· Reassembled factories of WWII and Soviet defence
related industries
· Surikov Art Museum ( Emark`s Conquest of Siberia)
· Local gulags
· Return Krasnoyarsk to London 25 July 2004

This is organised by Alan Taylor a member of GB Russia Society
experienced in Russian travel
Olga Grechkina a graduate of Kazan University will accompany us
throughout and see to all our day to day needs and assist with
language difficulties

Cost is approximately £1,700 (the visa is extra) to include
flights, airport taxes, transfers, hotels, day trips and guides,
accommodation and full board on cruise ship. Single supplements
may be available

Contact: Alan Taylor Solicitors 14 Bowling Green Lane London
EC1R OBD
020 7251 3222 OR 020 7226 7240 (HOME) OR
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