Photo-report on a kayak trip around Lake Baikal

Baikalo-Lensky Nature Reserve

Near the Elokhin Cape
9th August, 47th day out, 1372 km. This huge stone lie in the bay near the Elokhin Cape.
Cape Elokhin
9th August, 47th day out, 1373 km. Cape Elokhin - the northern boundary of the Baikalo-Lensky Nature Reserve.
Elokhin
10th August, 48th day out, 1373 km. View from Cape Elokhin towards the Cape Zavorotny.
Ledyanaya Rivulet
10th August, 48th day out, 1379 km. Ledyanaya Rivulet. The ice in the river-bed is sometimes lie till July. But it`s getting August...
Ledyanaya Rivulet
10th August, 48th day out, 1379 km. Ledyanaya Rivulet and the cape of the same name.
Baikalsky Range
10th August, 48th day out, 1380 km. Baikalsky Range to the south of Ledyanoy Cape.
Cape Severny Kedrovy
10th August, 48th day out, 1379 km. View from the Baikalsky Range not far from the stream Ledyanaya towards Cape Severny Kedrovy.
Leadyanoy Cape
10th August, 48th day out, 1381 km. View of Leadyanoy Cape.
Night Baikal
10th August, 48th day out, 1407 km. Night Baikal from Cape Zavorotny.
Cape Zavorotny
11th August, 49th day out, 1407 km. Evening afterglow. Cape Zavorotny.
Cape Bolshoi Solontsovy
11th August, 49th day out, 1407 km. View from Cape Zavorotny towards the Cape Bolshoi Solontsovy.
Cape Bolshoi Solontsovy
11th August, 49th day out, 1422 km. Cape Bolshoi Solontsovy ahead. In a few minutes Gorny, the mountain wind, will rise up.
Near Maly Solontsovy Cape
11th August, 49th day out, 1422 km. A few without reaching extremities of Maly Solontsovy Cape. Here to us the second time for this day was necessary to be cast ashore.
Waves
11th August, 49th day out, 1430 km. These waves easily throw stones through coastal barrage, reaching meter heights.
Swell
11th August, 49th day out, 1430 km. This isn`t a storm, it`s a wave run-up (swell) raised by the Kultuk wind. A hundred metres from the shore, waves reach a height of 2 metres.
Solontsovaya Bay
13th August, 51st day out, 1430 km. Forced stop at Solontsovaya Bay.
Calm
14th August, 52nd day out, 1437 km. The wind fell away and Baikal was calm. Closest cape - Bolshoy Solontsovuy.
Sagan-Moryan Cape
14th August, 52nd day out, 1438 km. Cliffs of the Sagan-Moryan Cape.
Cape Tyteri
14th August, 52nd day out, 1452 km. On Cape Tyteri. Cape Shartlay in the distance. After three days of bad weather, Baikal presented us with a few days of calm.
On Cape Tyteri
14th August, 52nd day out, 1452 km. View from the Cape Tyteri towards the Cape Pokoiniki.
Cape Shartlay
14th August, 52nd day out, 1461 km. Valley of the river Shartlay at the cape of the same name.
Cape Shartlay
14th August, 52nd day out, 1461 km. On Cape Shartlay.
On Cape Rytiy
14th August, 52nd day out, 1474 km. On Cape Rytiy.
Cape Rytyi
14th August, 52nd day out, 1474 km. On Cape Rytyi.

Next: Part 8. The western coast from Cape Kocherikovsky to River Angara