Like a rose that opens its petals slowly to show an exuberant inner and outer beauty, Russia has begun to show many of its regions that were considered in the past inhospitable and dangerous and now they show up as beautiful places where people live friendly and cordial willing to give the world the best of themselves.
One of these regions is Kamchatka, a volcanic peninsula with an extension of 1.250 kilometers covered by rivers of geysers and valleys.
What are the attractions offered by the Kamchatka Peninsula?
One of the most interesting and inviting aspects to visit this region is precisely that character of unknown territory with which he remained until recently, because to venture into this land of volcanic calderas is like feeling like an explorer, walking among geysers and spotting wild bears from a close but safe distance.
It is quite an emotion to see from any end of the city Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski, Capital Kamchatka, the cones of the volcanoes Koriakski, Aváchinski and Kozelski, of which two are still active, which sometimes produces emissions of ash and smoke into the air and slight shaking.
However, beyond that feeling of novelty that provides to travel its many kilometers, what most impacts of this immense Russian territory is its natural beauty, not only at the landscape level but also conformed by an exuberant fauna, especially bears.
In fact, it is estimated that there is a population of up to 30.000 of these furry animals, which can be appreciated safely from the shore of Lake Kurile, which is also part of the Kronotski nature reserve.
In this region there are so many bears that with good reason is called "The state of the bears", although you can also see in the wild foxes, reindeer, moose.
But, of course, it's the gigantic brown bear who catches all eyes for his majestic gait and imposing figure.
To this region, which until a few years ago was practically forbidden to visitors and even to nationals themselves, since a pass was required, it can be accessed in several ways: by train, by plane, by taxi or by car. Although the best way is by plane or train, it is 11 hours and a half by road.
As for accommodation you can stay in one of the Petropavlovsk hotels, where you can enjoy an excellent view of the volcanoes, with affordable prices in comfortable rooms and even with a library
From this hotel establishment, guided tours are organized volcanoes, with prices ranging from the 89 dollars, approximately a few 5000 rubles.
These excursions include visiting the inactive Uzon volcano, as well as the valley of the Geysers and the Valley of Death; This must be done from the Yelizovo airport by helicopter flights.
How is the cuisine in this almost unexplored region of Russia?
Not only can you enjoy the excellent view of natural environments and pollution-free that gives the characteristic of being a region with a small population (barely exceeds the 170.000 inhabitants) but also you can enjoy delicacies that you will not find anywhere else on the planet .
For example, in its lakes and seas abound the different species of salmon, red, pink, silver, real, as well as crabs, squid and scallops.
But perhaps what can most appreciate a good palate to the gastronomy of Kamchatka is the tasting of a very quick dish to elaborate, called ikrá-piatiminutka, and which is prepared based on red caviar
An authentic delight in this natural environment; In fact, some restaurants prepare it for you in the middle of the river where they extract it from. Coolest impossible. Tasting this gastronomic wonder can only be done during the summer, which is the time when the salmon spawn.
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However, in winter you can also enjoy other dishes based on caviar, because it stays fresh, and the price is much lower, naturally, than anywhere else on the planet, because it does not exceed 40 dollars, and people are so kind that you can try it for free.
This region became more popular due to a film with the same name produced in the 2002 and which was selected to represent Argentina in the Oscars. However, it still remains semi-hidden inside a natural environment, like a wonderful and exuberant flower that offers its fragrance to those who look for it.
Full movie. Kamchatka