Siberians help this magnificent young Imperial Eagle, wounded after becoming entangled threads of rope used by his parents to make their nest.
Keep this to yourself, but one of the last great undiscovered travel secrets on our planet is the Land of Fire and Ice.
What I wasn't expecting was just how beautiful everything looked under the sparkling white blanket of snow.
The flame warms Siberia and even takes a dip in Lake Baikal en route to the Sochi Winter Games.
It should be called the 'Pacific region', he suggests.