A couple of times a month our my friend Michael Schneider, Founder of 56th Parallel emails me news and special deals for unique travel across Russia. 56th Parallel is an Independent travel company that specializes not only in trips to Russia, but adventure travel experiences off the scale. Michael’s most recent mail offers a real “bucket list” must – […]
Rescuers have recommended that local Kamchatka residents and tourists refrain from traveling to the area nearest the Klyuchevskaya erupting volcano. As reported Tuesday via EMERCOM, the huge volcano began spewing lava,. and there is a potential danger of pyro-clastic flows to the settlements and surrounds of the South Eastern slope there in Kamchatsky Krai.
Russian tourists are flocking to the country’s far-east this Christmas to feast their eyes upon a spectacular, once-in-a-lifetime treat – the eruption of the Plosky Tolbachik Volcano, in the remote Kamchatka Peninsula of Siberia.
Few places in the world are more enticing for the adventure traveler than Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula, what with its desolate landscapes, stirring volcanoes, unearthly black-sand beaches, and countless miles of virgin forest.
Yakutia Air, the Russian regional carrier, is to fly once a week between Alaska in the US and the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia’s Far East, a popular yet remote adventure travel destination known for its volcano treks and superb fishing.