Trans Siberian Images

  • Lake Baikal

    Image ID
    FOT882305
    Caption
    Lake Baikal
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    5400 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    trans-Siberian stopover; Siberia; trans-Mongolian stopover; Baikal; Siberia; lake Baikal; Baikal lake;
    Description
    The most popular stop along the Trans-Siberian Railway is at Lake Baikal - one of the world's largest,deepest and cleanest lakes. 600 km long and 80 km wide, It is so huge that it contains 20% of the world's fresh water supply. Sturgeon,...
  • Trans-Siberian Railway Provodnitsa

    Image ID
    FOT882307
    Caption
    Trans-Siberian Railway Provodnitsa
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    3600 x 5400 px
    Keywords
    trans-Siberian; Siberia; trans-Mongolian; Provodnitsa; the Baikal; Baikal; trans-Siberian railway; trans-zip; Russian railways attendant; Baikal railway carriage, MSLS540
    Description
    The Providnitsa is your friendly carriage attendant. Besides keeping the bathrooms and corridors clean, and the samovar boiling with water, her job is also to keep track of your tickets - which she will hold for the duration of your journey, and advise...
  • Trans-Mongolian Railway Carriage

    Image ID
    FOT882311
    Caption
    Trans-Mongolian Railway Carriage
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    5400 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    trans-Siberian; trans-Mongolian; Beijing; Beijing station; Beijing railway station; Trans-Mongolian Railway; Carriage; Beijing Station; trans-zip; Trans-Mongolian Railway; Trans-Mongolian train, MSLS540
    Description
    The Trans-Mongolian Railway connects Ulan Ude, on the Trans-Siberian Railway in Russia, with Beijing by way of Ulan Bator in Mongolia. While Mongolian trains run on the Russian gauge, China uses standard gauge. For this reason through carriages between...
  • Trans-Mongolian Railway

    Image ID
    FOT882312
    Caption
    Trans-Mongolian Railway
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    5400 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    trans-Siberian; Siberia; trans-Mongolian; trans-Siberian; Siberia; trans-Mongolian; provodnitsa; trans-zip
    Description
    After braving dust storms, and a long border crossing the train rolls into Ulan Bator station. Ulan Bator, or "UB" as it is called by expats, is unique in its cityscape of traditional 'ger' tents, hideous Soviet-era apartment blocks...
  • Trans-Siberian Railway

    Image ID
    FOT882313
    Caption
    Trans-Siberian Railway
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    3601 x 5400 px
    Keywords
    trans-Siberian; Siberia; trans-Mongolian; trans-Siberian railway; platform; passengers; Russian passengers; Russian railway passengers; Russian railway platform, MSLS540
    Description
    Siberia is a lonely, empty place and it especially seems so at twilight. During the long, harsh winters it seems especially empty and desolate. Clearly, the best season to take the trip is from May through September. The comfort of the train, congenial...
  • Elektrozavodskaya Station Moscow

    Image ID
    FOT882903
    Caption
    Elektrozavodskaya Station Moscow
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    3600 x 5400 px
    Keywords
    Moscow; Russia; Moscow metro; Moscow tube train; Moscow subway; Moscow subway train; subway platform; tube platform; subway station; underground station; tube station; Elektrozavodskaya Station; Moscow Metro
    Description
    Elektrozavodskaya Station, Moscow Metro - Elektrozavodskaya, literally the "Electricity Factory", is one of the most spectacular and better known stations on the Moscow Metro. Built as part of the third stage of the Moscow Metro and opened...
  • Mongolian Ger on the Steppes

    Image ID
    FOT882909
    Caption
    Mongolian Ger on the Steppes
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    5400 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    mongol; Mongolia; Mongolian; ulan bator; ulaan bator; ger; yurt; steppes; Mongolian steppes; tent; nomad tent; nomad ger; nomad yurt
    Description
    Traditional ger or yurts consist of a circular wooden frame carrying a felt cover. The felt is made from the wool of the flocks of sheep that accompany most nomads. The timber to make the external structure is notfound on the treeless steppes so must be...
  • Komsomolskaya Metro Station

    Image ID
    FOT883261
    Caption
    Komsomolskaya Metro Station
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    3601 x 5400 px
    Keywords
    Moscow; Russia; Moscow metro; Moscow tube train; Moscow subway; Moscow subway train; subway platform; tube platform; subway station; underground station; tube station; Komsomolskaya Station; Moscow Metro
    Description
    The Moscow Metro is an attraction in itself. Frescoed ceilings, chandeliers, art nouveau benches - what other subway system in the world can boast such beauty and design. Though it's true that the trains themselves could use a makeover, the...
  • Komsomolskaya Metro Station

    Image ID
    FOT883262
    Caption
    Komsomolskaya Metro Station
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    3601 x 5400 px
    Keywords
    Moscow; Russia; Moscow metro; Moscow tube train; Moscow subway; Moscow subway train; subway platform; tube platform; subway station; underground station; tube station
    Description
    The Moscow Metro is an attraction in itself. Frescoed ceilings, chandeliers, art nouveau benches - what other subway system in the world can boast such beauty and design. Though it's true that the trains themselves could use a makeover, the...
  • Mongolian Nomads Building a Ger

    Image ID
    FOT883284
    Caption
    Mongolian Nomads Building a Ger
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    3601 x 5400 px
    Keywords
    mongol; Mongolia; Mongolian; ulan bator; ulaan bator; ger; yurt; steppes; Mongolian steppes; nomads; nomadic; Mongolian clothes; Mongolian clothing; Mongolian men
    Description
    Nomads building a ger, top to bottom taking less than 30 minutes for a new home! Setting up a ger requires this efficiency as nomads regularly move around the country depending on the season, water availability and whether or not they like their neighbors.
  • Mongolian Nomads Building a Ger

    Image ID
    FOT883285
    Caption
    Mongolian Nomads Building a Ger
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    5400 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    mongol; Mongolia; Mongolian; ulan bator; ulaan bator; ger; yurt; steppes; Mongolian steppes; nomads; nomadic; Mongolian men; Mongolian clothes; Mongolian clothing; Mongolian ger; Mongolian yurt; nomads; Mongolian nomads
    Description
    Nomads building a ger, top to bottom taking less than 30 minutes for a new home! Setting up a ger requires this efficiency as nomads regularly move around the country depending on the season, water availability and whether or not they like their neighbors.
  • Mongolian Nomad Horseman

    Image ID
    FOT883286
    Caption
    Mongolian Nomad Horseman
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    3601 x 5400 px
    Keywords
    mongol; Mongolia; Mongolian; ulan bator; ulaan bator; steppes; Mongolian steppes; nomads; nomadic horsemen; Mongolians; Mongolian nomads; nomads; steppes; Mongolia; herders; sheep herders; Mongolian Nomad Horseman
    Description
    Mongolian Nomad Horseman runs his flock of sheep in the steppes outside of Ulan Bator Mongolia - Nomadic people move from one place to another, rather than settling permanently in one location. Nomads in Mongolia are usually of the pastoral type...
  • Portrait of a Nomad in his Ger

    Image ID
    FOT883305
    Caption
    Portrait of a Nomad in his Ger
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    3600 x 5400 px
    Keywords
    mongol; Mongolia; Mongolian; ulan bator; ulaan bator; ger; yurt; steppes; Mongolian steppes; nomads; nomadic; nomad man; Mongolian man
    Description
    Portrait of a Nomad in her Ger - Nomadic people move from one place to another, rather than settling permanently in one location. There are an estimated 35 million nomads in the world still today. Many cultures have traditionally been nomadic but is...
  • Portrait of a Nomad in her Ger

    Image ID
    FOT883306
    Caption
    Portrait of a Nomad in her Ger
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    3600 x 5400 px
    Keywords
    mongol; Mongolia; Mongolian; ulan bator; ulaan bator; ger; yurt; steppes; Mongolian steppes; nomads; nomadic; nomad woman; Mongolian woman
    Description
    Portrait of a Nomad in her Ger - Nomadic people move from one place to another, rather than settling permanently in one location. There are an estimated 35 million nomads in the world still today. Many cultures have traditionally been nomadic but is...
  • Novoslobodskaya Metro Station

    Image ID
    FOT883307
    Caption
    Novoslobodskaya Metro Station
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Scott Lander
    Dimensions
    5400 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Moscow; Russia; Moscow metro; Moscow tube train; Moscow subway; Moscow subway train; subway platform; tube; Moscow metro platform; subway station; underground station; tube station; passengers; commuters; A08
    Description
    Novoslobodskaya Station, Moscow Metro. For train lovers, the Moscow Metro is a showcase of individually designed subway stations. This is Novoslobodskaya Station with its belle epoque stained-glass windows lighted from within. As there is no tradition...