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Very green!

Visited Sakhalin in August for a week. Untouched place, had a swim at Okhotsk swim which was freezing but refreshing. Visited a couple of places an Irish Pub and People's club... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 27, 2015
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015

As part of the cruise around Japan you are obliged by international law to call at another country and Sakhalin island was our destination. We were ferried ashore by ships tenders to Korsakov harbour full of trawlers and rusting half submerged ships to catch an ageing train to the city of Yuzhno-Sakalinsk 90 minutes journey away. A typical Russian place... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015

Visited Sakhalin in August for a week. Untouched place, had a swim at Okhotsk swim which was freezing but refreshing. Visited a couple of places an Irish Pub and People's club, nice music and nice people. Amazing crabs to eat (huuge!!!!!!). Needless to say that it is very green, all the people we met have been very nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

I was hoping to review the Sakhalin Regional Museum but could not find this place to review, so I will just write a few comments about Korsakov-Sakhalin instead. During the land excursion, we were taken by bus to Church of Nicholas, Victory Square, Lenin Square, the Sakhalin Regional Museum and at the end, a big shopping mall, all within 4... More 

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