The problem area. There is no clear distinction between the roadway for vehicles, the pavement for visitors to walk along and an all-purpose open space.
Thanks for the comments to Sunday's post. There will be no further posts until after 17th July because of holidays in Siberia.
Finally arrived back at LHR at 22:00 last night - just 10 hours late. Total journey time 28 and a half hours from Irkutsk to Ripley.