A trivia question! Who were the first passengers of the first 3-hours Lena River journey on the cruise ship «Demyan Bednyj» on June 1st, 2010, the first day of official navigation?

Location: Yakutsk river port Two days prior to the start of navigation on the Lena River, at the height of preparation for summer cruises to Lena Pillars, I went on a visit to the Demian Bednyj cruise ship captain Oleg Borisov. A very hospitable man. When he saw me with a camera, he got perplexed, “My god, I am not in uniform. Not in full dress. Otherwise…” Yeah, indeed, why is the captain not uniformed daily, but only on a voyage?! “Now we are intensively preparing the vessel…

If by any chance you would be heading toward the Lena Pillars on a river cruise ship, I beg you, do not oversleep the first morning. Otherwise, you won’t see the beauty of the stone pillars on the Lena River in the glory of the rising sun… Let’s see, why I am telling you that. Further, please, find 26 photographs of the best reportage I’ve ever seen. Thanks a lot to InfoFlot’s author and my friends from Adventure.