I’m liking Irkutsk a lot. It’s a shame I have to leave (but I am looking forward to starting the bike ride). Fortunately, I should be back here in about 6 months. It’ll be winter then.
For now though, the flowers are starting to bloom, the evenings are long and the air is warm making it a lovely time to pedal around the city, eat ice-creams and chill out with a beer.
It’s a fascinating mix of old with new and here’s a few pics from my wanderings: