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Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy

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Paratunka

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Khalaktyrka

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Yelizovo

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Zavoyko

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Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy

  • Fish delicatessen

    Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy What to Pack

    What do you need to bring with you from Petropavlovsk? Of course - fish products! Where to buy them? You can buy it in the market, but, from my point of view, it is better, for example, in the store main producer Petropavlovsk - FBOR. Vladimir Lenin. in the Bay Seroglazka. Prices are as follows - the packaging of sockeye salmon salted 400 rubles...

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  • Best Eastern Avacha

    Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy Hotels

    It is a good hotel in the downtown. The only problem is that the foreigners pay 84 US Dollars...

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  • Sea Lions in the city

    Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy Off The Beaten Path

    Arriving in Petropavlovsk, I told colleagues that saw Sea Lions living in the port of San Francisco on specially equipped for them pallets. "Nothing surprising for us!" – colleagues answered. "We also have our own Sea Lions here in Petropavlovsk who live here for several years!". I was very much interested, and we went to the Mokhovaya Bay on the...

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Paratunka

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  • The bear in Paratunka!

    Paratunka Warnings and Dangers

    You might be frightened when entering the hall of the Bel-Kam Tour hotel for the first time. WoW! The bear is in front of you! You thought that bears are walking along the streets in Russia! But they are also walking along the rooms of the hotel!But if you go further you will see a stuffed bear who is hunting salmons in the hotel interiors,...

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  • Bel-Kam-Tour Painting gallery

    Paratunka Things to Do

    The hotel has a wonderful painting gallery with the pictures of Kamchatka landscapes.You can watch my 4 min 08 sec about Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Video Kamchatka Paratunka Hotel Bel-Kam-Tour slide-show part 2 out of my Youtube channel or here on VT,

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  • Paratunka sunrises

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    I was lucky to see wonderful sunrises at Paratunka out of my window. As a rule the weather is bad in Kamchatka in December. But there were two sunny days during my week staying. Thanks god! What a picturesque area of Paratunka and its surroundings framed by snowy mountains! You will also see the Viliuchinsky Volcano at the distance.You can watch...

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Khalaktyrka

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  • Black sand of Khalaktyrsky Beach

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    Have you ever seen black sand on the sea or ocean beach? I have seen! It happened at the Khalaktyrsky Beach close to Petropavlovsk. Why its sand is black? It’s black because of Avacha Volcano eruptions during million years. Unfortunately the water is always cold here and even in hot summer only lovers of extreme can swim in the ocean. Not me in...

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  • Khalaktyrsky Coast of the Pacific Ocean

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    Russia, being as it is well-known a huge country, is washed by waters of three oceans out of four existing on earth. The most of its territory is washed by waters of a lot of seas of Atlantic, North Arctic and Pacific Oceans. But there is the Russian territory which is washed by the waters of open ocean: Kamchatka and Kurilskiye Islands. That's why...

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Yelizovo

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  • Yelizovo Town

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    Yelizovo is a town located on the Avacha River. It is on the distance about 30 kilometers northwest of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and is the second-largest town in Kamchatka. It was founded in 1848 as Stary Ostrog. Later it was renamed Zavoyko, after the Russian admiral Vasily Zavoyko who led the defense of Petropavlovsk in 1854. The village was...

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  • Yelizovo Airport

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    The town's most notable claim is serving as the host for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport - the largest airport on Kamchatka. Its 3,400 m runway is long enough to accommodate a fully loaded Ilyushin Il-96 or Boeing 747 aircraft. Now the reconstruction is in its strength to widened it to 45 m and extend it by 900 m to better accommodate larger...

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  • Flight over Avacha Bay

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    Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and its airport "Yelizovo" are located at the Pacific Ocean coast and the Avacha Bay. When preparing to the landing all airplanes make two turns over the ocean and descend over Avacha Bay – one of the largest bays in the world. You can see it out of the left hand windows, while your neighbors can see the volcanos out of...

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Zavoyko

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  • How to get to Zavoiko from Petropavlovsk

    Zavoyko Transportation

    The settlement of Zavoiko is located at the distance of 10 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. You can easily reach it by bus or by car. It took us only 15 minutes to get there by car, but it was very difficult to find a way to Zavoiko Bay Coast because it was winter and all the roads were in snow. Fortunately my local friend found such a way though...

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  • Devil’s Finger Rock from Zavoiko Bay

    Zavoyko Favorites

    There’re several very interesting rocks in Avacha Bay. Some of them are located in its very beginning close to Zavoiko Bay. It was winter when I was there and it wasn’t possible to reach the coast from where all these rocks are well seen. That’s why I didn’t see the famous "Three Brothers Rocks”. But I lucky to see another famous rock – Devil’s...

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  • Black volcanic sand at Zavoiko Bay

    Zavoyko Favorites

    Have you ever seen black sand on the sea or ocean beach? I have seen! It happened at the Khalaktyrsky Beach and at the Zavoiko Beach close to Petropavlovsk. Why its sand is black? It’s black because of Avacha Volcano eruptions during million years. Unfortunately the water is always cold here and even in hot summer only lovers of extreme can swim in...

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